JAS Cafe Downstairs @ the Little Nell: Lavay Smith & the Red Hot Skillet Lickers
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Lavay Smith is the vocalist and band leader of one of the top swingin' Jazz and Blues bands in the world, The Red Hot Skillet Lickers. The 7-piece band is composed of four horns, piano, bass and drums. These musicians have performed or recorded with legendary artists such as Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Charles Brown and many more. Lavay grew up in Southern California and the Philippines combining world-class singing and musicianship with hilarious, provocative lyrics. She has become an internationally recognized Diva of Jazz and blues with a singing style influenced by Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Bessie Smith, Little Esther Phillips and other great artist. Her latest CD is a variety of tempos and grooves that will have you tapping your feet and singing along. Lavay's music stance is echoed in her life role as a owner of her own record label, Fat Note Records. "Hands down the best thing to come out of the jump/swing revival ... the gal can sing her tail off." - Seattle Times.
JAS Downstairs @ the Nell
Intimate performances at our new nightclub
located on the lower level of the Little Nell Hotel.
- Recurrence:Recurring daily
- Date:03/21/2014 - 03/22/2014
- Time:7pm & 9pm
- Location:The Little Nell
- Contact:Jazz Aspen Snowmass
- Phone:(970) 920-4996