Cover: $20 // Show: 8:00pm
Long before his prize-winning Pop performances on Star Search, his now infamous R&B duets on The Oprah Winfrey Show or sharing the stage with artists like Earth, Wind & Fire, Adam Lambert and Stevie Wonder, singer JAKE SIMPSON was best known across the mid-West as an up-and-coming Crooner; paying for college & cutting his teeth singing his favorite classic songs in cozy Jazz Clubs across the heartland.
Now, Simpson revisits these beloved standards in his new show entitled 'Jake Simpson: The 'Holiday' Standard.' An evening of fresh & soulful arrangements from the American Songbook, classic Jazz & R&B Standards with a sprinkling of Holiday fare perfect for the most wonderful time of the year!
Expect to hear your favorites made famous by Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Donny Hathaway, Stevie Wonder & more. Not just any old standard, critics rave about Simpson's "blue-eyed soul" and his "Amen-inducing" renditions of Holiday classics.
"You Don't Know What Love Is" from The Standard - https://youtu.be/a4osLswQD2g
"Isn't She Lovely with Stevie Wonder" from OWN Network - https://youtu.be/sBvlYaJteAs
Jake Simpson (Vox & Piano)
Kay-Ta Matsuno (MD, Guitar)
Ben Shepard (Bass)
Chad Wright (Drums)
Kenneth Crouch (Piano)
Wes Smith (Sax)
Mike Cordone (Trumpet)
Lemar Guillary (Trombone)