Alex Baird “Lemon Tree” Album Release

When:
July 26, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
2022-07-26T19:30:00-07:00
2022-07-26T19:45:00-07:00
Cost:
$15
Alex Baird "Lemon Tree" Album Release

Doors: 6:30pm

Tickets: $15 advance, $20 doors

COVID PROTOCOLS: All our staff are fully vaccinated, and we ask that our patrons be vaccinated as well. Our staff will be masked, and we encourage our audience to wear masks as much as possible.

Advance tickets can only be purchased online-we do not sell advance tickets at the venue. Refunds are not available within 48 hours of the event. Tickets do not guarantee seating during shows at the Royal Room. Seating is first come first served. The Royal Room is All Ages until 10pm.

Contemporary jazz vocalist, songwriter, and Seattlite, Alex Baird strikes a sublime balance of creativity, quirkiness, and artistry on her debut recording Lemon Tree. Produced by acclaimed vocalist Jeff Baker and featuring a renowned gathering of sensitive & highly creative musicians, Alex Baird explores vibrant reimaginings of jazz standards and iconic pop tunes like ‘Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered,’ and ‘Still Crazy After All These Years,’ as well as stunning originals reminiscent of artists such as Norah Jones and Carol King.

The album is rounded out by new performances of tunes written and recorded in the ’60s by Alex’s late grandmother, Peggi Griffith, an acclaimed torch singer known as the ‘Seattle Darling.’Accompanying Alex on ‘Lemon Tree’ is a ‘Who’s-Who’ of world-class instrumentalists: Darrell Grant (piano), Clark Sommers (bass), Mark Ferber (drums), Thomas Marriott (trumpet), and Lucas Winter (guitar).

With a style that sits at the forefront of contemporary vocal jazz, Alex Baird takes her place alongside the modern singers who are reinvigorating the jazz idiom. Her credits include being the 2018 winner of the Kobe-Seattle Jazz competition, adult division.

Alex will be accompanied on July 26 at the Royal Room by Marina Albero (piano), Martin Budde (guitar), Michael Glynn (bass) and D’Vonne Lewis (drums)

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