Niki Haris will return to Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood for just one show this month
Jazz singer Niki Haris will return to the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood for a single show on Thursday, July 22 at 8:30 p.m., it was announced today by Catalina Jazz Club and Chris Isaacson Presents. Led by Music Director Mitchel Forman on piano, the group will also feature Melvin David on bass, Tony Pulizzi on guitar and Gene Coye on drums. Haris will be joined by special guest, Grammy Award-winning Steve Tyrell.
Prepare to bask in the majesty and ethereal undertone of Niki Haris with an intoxicating evening of jazz, blues and inspiring melodies sure to soothe the soul. With a voice as soft as velvet, Haris will serenade audiences with reimagined arrangements of the classics while serving up her sassy ideas and boisterous jokes about life, love, motherhood and her successful career. Niki Haris is the Grammy Award-nominated daughter of jazz pianist Gene Harris. She’s taken to the biggest stages in the world, from Carnegie Hall to Wembley Stadium, Lincoln Center to Staples Center, and everywhere in between. Known for her jazz, gospel, pop and deep house vocals, she has performed with jazz greats like Stanley Turrentine, Red Holloway and Ray Charles, as well as pop superstars Sheryl Crow, Whitney Houston, and most famous, like the big voice behind Madonna.In more than five decades in the music business, Steve Tyrell has enjoyed success as a singer, producer, music supervisor and most recently a radio host. For his work, he won a Grammy, a Daytime Emmy, and an ACE Award. As an artist, his 12 American Standards albums reached the Top 5 of the Billboard Jazz charts with his 2019 release, âA Song for Youâ, reaching # 1! His next album, “Shades of Ray”, is a tribute to the late great Ray Charles, and will be released on September 24th. Tyrell’s studio work as a record producer has included collaborations with artists as diverse and legendary as Rod Stewart, Diana Ross, Ray Charles, Linda Ronstadt, and most recently with Kristin Chenoweth. Mitchell Forman has started playing the piano at the age of seven. After graduating from the Manhattan School of Music, he started touring with some of the jazz giants, such as Gerry Mulligan, Stan Getz, John McLaughlin, and Wayne Shorter. He was one of New York’s finest session musicians on piano and keyboards for many years. He recorded 14 CDs as a leader and performed on countless others as a co-leader and sideman. He is also a renowned composer, having composed two films and written numerous television commercials. His jazz compositions have been recorded by Pat Metheny, Gary Burton and many others.Admission is $ 20 to $ 35 (with VIP seating available at $ 50) and tickets can be purchased online at www.ticketweb.com, chrisisaacsonpresents.com or catalinajazzclub.com. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. for cocktail and dinner service (minimum applies) and show time is at 8:30 p.m. The Catalina Jazz Club is located at 6725 W. Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, 90028.