Monday, January 28, 2008

Let Your Spirit Live - an all star fundraiser hosted by Jenifer Lewis

Let Your Spirit Live!
Hosted by Jenifer Lewis [note, Jenifer only has one "n" in her name]
Monday, February 11 at 8:00 p.m.

Jenifer Lewis will host and perform in Let Your Spirit Live, a talent-filled event to honor and celebrate the artist-nurturing spirit of Gay Iris Parker at Pasadena Playhouse, February 11.

Directed by Iona Morris, the evening will include theatrical selections and musical performances including show tunes, poetry, opera, classical, jazz, and humor.

The event will include performances by Grammy Award-winning artists Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr., CCH Pounder, Loretta Devine, Dawnn, Lewis, Freda Payne, Nita Whitaker, Yvette Cason, Glenda McCoo Wina, Akuyoe Graham, Roxanne Reese, Perry Moore, Maceo Oliver, Rogelio Mitchell, and Basillio Mitchell. The evening will be accompanied by a live 6-piece jazz band, headed by Musical Director Rahn Coleman (conductor/pianist), Joel Scott (keyboards), Hilliard Wilson (all basses), Munyungo Jackson (percussionist), Raymond Pounds (drums), Darlene Mereno (guitar), with Dave Fennoy(announcer) and other surprise guests.

Photo by Duane Cramer

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