Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song, Alexis J Roston

Celebrate America’s most beloved jazz singer in an electrifying evening of song. Award-winning Chicago songstress Alexis J Roston (Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, Bess in Porgy and Bess) effortlessly emits the sweet and sultry swing of legendary jazz great Ella Fitzgerald. In a nuanced and spellbinding performance, Alexis sinks her agile musical chops into signature tunes from Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, and more including “It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing,” “Summertime,” and “Cry Me a River.”

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BOX OFFICE: (847) 895-3600


DATE: SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017

TIME: 7:30pm

VENUE: PRAIRIE CENTER FOR THE ARTS

LOCALE: SCHAUMBURG, IL