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Tribute to Billie: Metropolitan Jazz Octet with Dee Alexander in concert

April 7 @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

$35 – $45

The Metropolitan Jazz Octet teams up with dynamic jazz vocalist Dee Alexander to perform music from their album, It’s Too Hot for Words, a reimagining of classic Billie Holiday songs – played on Holiday’s birthday. They’ll be performing some of Holiday’s swing standards such as “The Blues Are a Brewin’,” “Ain’t Nobody’s Business” and iconic ballads like “I’m a Fool to Want You” and Billie’s famous “Strange Fruit.” This concert will be recorded live for Chicago Jazz Live on WDCB. 8 p.m. on Friday, April 7 at Studio5, 1934 Dempster Street, Evanston. $35 for general admission, $45 for cabaret seating. Call 847-328-6683 or visit


April 7
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
$35 – $45
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Studio5 Performing Arts Center
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Studio5 Performing Arts Center
1938 Dempster St
Evanston, IL 60202 United States
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(847) 328-6683
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