Roberta Donnay & The Prohibition Mob at Birdland Theater

Joy Montana uploaded this event on August 22, 2021


Birdland Theater
315 West 44th Street
New York, NY
(212) 581-3080

Roberta Donnay & The Prohibition Mob at Birdland Theater


Wed, November 17, 2021
8:30 pm

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"With her singularly enticing sound, few contemporary vocalists are as well suited to dustily vintage material as jazz-blues stylist Roberta Donnay." - Jazz Times

Donnay's voice could make any classic material sound wondrous and timeless, but the fact that she digs so deep into American musical history — makes A Little Sugar not only sweet, but a recording that will stand the test of time.- All Music Guide

"Roberta Donnay and the Prohibition Mob Band bring to new life the blues and jazz of the 1920s and '30s, diving deep into the music of Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Sippie Wallace, Ethel Waters, and Ida Cox. Roberta's "interpretive license is valid for both jazz and blues," and that she "knows exactly how far she can go drawing inspiration from time-honored singers...without sacrificing a sense of self."- DownBeat ...

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