DARIEN, Conn. -- The Darien Library's Family Concert: From Jazz to Soul will feature the extraordinary vocal talents of Rhonda Denét on Saturday, Feb. 20 in the library's Louise Parker Berry Community Room.
Denét, flanked by the Silver Fox Songs Trio, will perform a collection of jazz standards and soul classics that spans five decades. The group invites you on a musical journey from a time when the "First Lady Of Song" Ella Fitzgerald graced the stage to when the "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin ruled the airways.
In addition to Ella and Aretha, this showcase pays tribute to Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Nancy Wilson, Etta James, Martha & The Vandellas, Mary Wells and Gladys Knight. Through the music, the magic and the message, there is something for everyone.
The Darien Library is a Library Journal Five Star Library. It is is among the busiest in the state with more than 1,300 people visiting on an average day, the highest per capita circulation in Connecticut, with more than 32 items per resident, and nearly a quarter of a million wi-fi and computer uses a year.
The library collection includes 125,000 books and 300 newspaper and magazine subscriptions. In addition, the library presents more than1,500 public events annually, hosting a lineup of bestselling authors, the latest in coding and technology classes, and workshops for small business owners and entrepreneurs.
For additional information about the concert, call the library at 203-655-1234.
The concert begins at 2 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
The Darien Library is at 1441 Post Road, Darien.
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