Kelly MacKenzie-Thurley w/ Phil DeGreg Trio — Blame it on the Bossa Nova

Saturday, July 06, 2024

Kelly MacKenzie-Thurley w/ Phil DeGreg Trio — Blame it on the Bossa Nova Cover

Kelly MacKenzie-Thurley — vocalist Phil DeGreg — piano Dan Drees — tenor saxophone Aaron Jacobs — bass Kiko Sebrian — drums After a string of sell-out shows, Kelly MacKenzie-Thurley returns to Caffè Vivace with the Phil DeGreg Trio and very special guest Dan Drees on saxophone, with Blame it on the Bossa Nova on Saturday, July 6! Be transported to the clubs of Rio de Janeiro in the 50s & 60s with classic Brazilian music from artists that include; Astrud Gilberto & Stan Getz, Elis Regina, Tania Maria, Ana Mazzotti & Leny Andrade, performing classic Bossa tunes such as A Felicidade, The Girl From Ipanema, Desifinado, Agora ou Nunca Mais and Ladeira Da Preguiça, performed in Portuguese, English and Spanish. Kelly MacKenzie-Thurley is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University and the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. She has sung in operas, musicals, cabarets, festivals, and concerts throughout the United States, Australia, Italy, the Czech Republic, Austria, the United Kingdom, and Germany, including performances at Cincinnati’s Music Hall, Harlech Castle in North Wales, and the Sydney Opera House. Kelly has been on the voice faculty at NKU’s School of the Arts for nine years and has also run voice studios in Sydney, London & Cincinnati, where she worked with private students, recording studios, and vocal ensembles and was recently invited to join the voice faculty of the University of Dayton. In 2018, she became the NKU Vocal Jazz Ensemble director and continued her studies with Darmon Meader of New York Voices. In October 2021, Kelly served as a Jazz Ambassador for the Cincinnati-Nancy Sister Jazz Initiative in Nancy, France, and Kelly continues to perform regularly throughout Southwest Ohio. A $15 drink/food minimum is charged per person in the party, per set, if the total for beverages purchased by the party does not meet the minimum. Important Notices: If you do not check in by 15 minutes into the start of the set, we reserve the right to resale your seats with no refund. Refunds must be within 24 hours of the start of the performance.