Join the Airmen of Note for the return of the Jazz Heritage Series featuring international vocal sensation Cyrille Aimée. This concert is FREE and open to the public, tickets required. Any unclaimed seats will be released 15 minutes prior to the performance.
Improvisation is not just a technique for Cyrille Aimée, it’s a way of life. The acclaimed vocalist ventured from singing on street corners in Europe to dazzling audiences at the world’s most prestigious jazz festivals; from sneaking out to sing in gypsy encampments in her native France to acting on Broadway; from braving the notoriously tough audiences at New York’s Apollo Theatre to being called a “rising star in the galaxy of jazz singers” by the New York Times. Among countless accolades, Aimée won the Montreux Jazz Festival Vocal Competition and the Sarah Vaughn International Jazz Vocal Competition. Her most recent album, Let’s Get Lost, is her second with her innovative two-guitar line-up. As an actress, Aimée co-starred with Bernadette Peters in a Stephen Sondheim tribute at New York’s City Center. She’s shared her story via master classes, a TEDx talk, and an address at the Conference on World Affairs.
When: Thu Feb. 8
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Address: 4915 East Campus Drive
Alexandria VA,US 22311
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