MISS FREDA PAYNE in “THE CLASSICS: MOTOWN, R&B & JAZZ FAVORITES”
Thursday, October 4, 2018 8pm
The legendary Miss Freda Payne makes her Martinis Above Fourth | Table + Stage debut Thursday, October 4, 2018, at 8pm. Miss Payne will be performing a selection of well-known Motown, R&B and Jazz hits. You’re not going to want to miss this opportunity to see this legendary diva in the intimate ambiance that you can only find at MA4.
GET TO KNOW THE ARTIST
Freda a Detroit native who got her start singing with big bands & then sang with the great Duke Ellington’s band, then in New York where she landed her first record deal, a jazz album on Impulse. Freda Payne went on to perform with the big band of Quincy Jones.
Freda may be recognized more so for her pop and R&B hits, Band of Gold & Bring the Boys Home. With The producing team of Holland,Dozier, & Holland on Invictus. She was Grammy nominated best R&B vocal performance by a female for Band of Gold, & for the album CONTACT. Freda’s musical theatre credits are, DUKE ELLINGTONS SOPHISTICATED LADIES. THE BLUES IN THE NIGHT, JELLYS LAST JAM & ELLA FITZGERALD FIRST LADY of SONG & Montreux Jazz Festival with Quincy.
COME BACK TO ME LOVE, her latest CD signals a return to Freda’s jazz roots. It’s about time.