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Jazz at the Falls featuring Barbara Dempsey & Company

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 From noon to 3:00pm, on Sunday Sep. 28th, the next in this fall's series of the High Falls Cafe's "Jazz At The Falls" Sunday brunches will feature vocalist Barbara Dempsey. Barbara & her husband DeWitt Nelson have been playing together for many years in a variety of genres. The one constant is Barbara's voice, smoky, rich & soulful with hints of Ella Fitzgerald, Bonnie Raitt & Janis Joplin. If you were in the house last February for the High Falls Cafe's "Valentine's Singers Showcase", you'll certainly recall Barbara's electrifying rendition of June Christy's magnum opus, "Something Cool". This time around, Barbara will be performing a number of tunes from June Christy as well as many of her other favorite female jazz vocalists. Backing up Barbara will be DeWitt Nelson on bass, Ken McGloin on guitar, Larry Balestra on drums, and special guest Ian Bennett on sax.   There's no cover charge for "Jazz At The Falls," however, we do pass the hat for donations.