Vocalist / bandleader Keith A. Dames and guitarist Marvin Horne wrap up the Labor Day weekend with two sets of live jazz at the Farafina Café & Lounge Harlem (1813 Amsterdam Ave,) on September 4, 2017.
Part of the Café’s “Monday Night Jazz Series” the shows are scheduled for 7:30pm and 9pm with no cover & a two – drink minimum (per person). For information and reservations, contact 212 281 2445 / email@example.com
Dames – a self-proclaimed “student of the Billie Holiday School of Music” has released two self-produced CD’s entitled Everything Happens To Me featuring The Willie “Morris” Mitchell Trio & Left Alone featuring The Danny Mixon Quartet. Mr. Dames has been paying tribute Billie Holiday annually with “Homage To Eleanora: A Musical Journey Through The Billie Holiday Songbook” featuring Billie’s own compositions with Lafayette Harris Jr. and has appeared at NYC-metro area venues including: Stage 72 (The Triad), Jazzmobile, The Metropolitan Room, Symphony Space (Singers Space Feature Spot), and the Apollo Theater.
In addition to his past work with Keith, veteran NY-based guitarist Marvin Horne has worked with such notables as: Chico Hamilton, Freddie Hubbard, Stanley Turrentine, Nancy Wilson, Billy Eckstine, Aretha Franklin and Pucho and his Latin Soul Brothers.
Known for its African-Fusion menu, Farafina Café is located between 149th & 150th Streets and can be reached by taking the “A,” “B,” “C,” “D” or #1 subway to 145th Street. For more information, go to www.farafinacafeloungeharlem.com
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