Peggy Lee and Frank Sinatra at Magenta Theater!
In benefit performances to raise funds for an external sign for Magenta Theater,
we proudly present:
An Evening with Peggy Lee and Frank Sinatra with Linda Lee Michelet and John Gilmore
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This intimate evening of classic favorites feature the original arrangements of Peggy Lee and Quincy Jones, and Frank Sinatra's “Live at the Sands” album.
Featured Peggy Lee tunes include:
“Fever”, “I'm a Woman”, “It’s A Good Day”, and “Is That All There Is.”
Featured Frank Sinatra tunes include:
“My Kind of Town”, “Come Dance With Me”, “New York, New York”, and “Summer Wind”.
TWO NIGHTS ONLY!
FRIDAY, JULY 21st AND SATURDAY JULY 22nd
VIP TICKETS $50
VIP Ticket Holders will enjoy an exclusive show with Linda Lee Michelet and Joe Millward before the Peggy Lee and Frank Sinatra Show: 6:30pm
GENERAL ADMISSION - OPEN SEATING $35
Linda Lee Michelet Big Band:
Joe Millward, piano/arranger/director
Tim Rap, drums
Dave Captein, bass
Kevin Karrick, guitar
Jeff Homan, alto sax and flute
Rob Davis, tenor sax
Lars Campbell, trombone
Dick Titterington, trumpet
Linda Lee Michelet has been performing in the Portland area for the past 20 years. A regular at The Benson and The Heathman hotels for over 12 years, her swinging style is compared to the late great Peggy Lee. Linda has received rave reviews from The Oregonian, The Portland Tribune, and was a featured story in MORE Magazine. TV appearances include OPB's ArtBeat, and nationally syndicated Better TV. Linda and pianist Joe Millward have created and performed several shows in the northwest including tributes to George Shearing, Peggy Lee, Burt Bacharach, Anita O'Day and Nancy Wilson. Linda was last seen as Almina Clare in Magenta Theater’s Production of “Waiting in the Wings”.
John Gilmore is a vocalist and pianist whose musical career spans 40 years. Originally from Los Angeles, he comes from a musical family, his father having been a record producer and Vice President of Capitol Records and his mother, a big-band vocalist. While majoring in music at UCLA, he won First Prize in the Frank Sinatra Awards, Pop Vocal category. He worked in the Los Angeles area from 1974 through 1991 as an entertainer and band leader including a six-year engagement at the world-renowned Jimmy’s Restaurant in Beverly Hills, performing regularly for such notable customers as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Stevie Wonder,
Cher and many others. John has performed at such venues as the Benson Hotel, Portland City Grill, Wilf’s Restaurant and Bar, and Tony Starlight’s Supper Club and Lounge. His debut CD, “For My Father & Frank” is a tribute to Frank Sinatra and his father, Voyle Gilmore who was Sinatra’s record producer from 1953 to 1958.