Antoinette Montague sings at JVC Jazz Fest

Antoinette Montague sings at JVC Jazz Fest Special Event "Dedicated to Louis Armstrong" at NYC’s famed Blue Note jazz club, Sun., June 19, 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Antoinette Montague, a Jazz singer who electrifies audiences wherever she performs with her crystal-clear tone, her range and her emotional intensity, is thrilled to be featured in a tribute to one of the enduring legends of American Jazz, “Dedicated To Louis Amstrong” a special event of this year’s JVC Jazz Festival, written and directed by Roz Nixon. The show unfolds in narrative, song and dance in the early 1900's and sojourns through the Jazz Master's life musically from his earliest days as a riverboat musician to his crowning glory as the United States Jazz Ambassador. Also in the cast are Antonio Dangerfield, Harry Whitaker, Jerry Weldon, Ravi Malkiel, Dion Parson, and Marvel Allen.

Antoinette is frequently seen and heard at Manhattan’s premier jazz venues including Birdland, Madame X, Cornelia Street Cafe, The Cove, Cleopatra’s Needle, Tribeca Bar and Grill, Water Colors, Danny’s Skylight Room, Cajun and Yvonne’s Southern Cuisine. She and her quartet have performed at the NAACP’s Tribute to Milt Jackson, the famous Jazz Vespers at St. Peter’s Church, the Harlem Theatre Company, the 96th Street Library, and the St. Mark’s Poetry Project. Each month Antoinette is the featured singer on Manhattan Neighborhood Network’s “Living Today Show,” aired on WYNE (91.5 FM). Annie also appears at the Jazz Showcase at Scotties in Riverdale, NY and performed a memorable set at the 17th Annual Croton on the Hudson Music Festival in 2000.

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