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Jazz Vespers Apr 7

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St. Andrew’s-Wesley Church
100-1022 Nelson St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E4S7 Canada


April 7
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
By donation

Sarah Kennedy and Friends

*location moved to First Baptist Church 969 Burrard St.

Vancouver-based vocalist Sarah Kennedy is known for a stage persona that can be sassy and mischievous one minute and touchingly sincere the next. She incorporates a wide variety of repertoire including swing standards, bossa novas and ballads and she endlessly increasing her versatility as a performer and composer. Her voice has a light texture and smooth vocal tone with influences ranging from Betty Carter to Blossom Dearie. She delivers a true depth of interpretation and emotional expression with every song.

Sarah’s musical development began with classical training in piano and voice when she was 4 years old. The discovery of a Dinah Washington CD in her teens led Sarah to gravitate towards jazz vocals, drawing on the influences of Sarah Vaughan, Anita O’Day and Ella Fitzgerald, to name a few. Sarah discovered her love for performing in 2007, after being tricked into an open mic night with a few Martinis. She has never looked back.

At this vespers you will see her more sensitive and mystical repertoire; a combination of jazz standards and spiritual poems set to original compositions.

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