Kim Nalley – Saturday, October 20, 2018

Barry Finnerty, guitar; Larry Vuckovich, piano; Jeff Chambers, bass; Kent Bryson, drums

Tickets Link: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3587421

BLUES ACCESS MAGAZINE
“GOD, CAN THIS WOMAN SING! It’s as if a vocalist from the great post-war blues and jazz combos had been transported to the end of the century.” Blues Access Magazine
DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE
Four Stars! With her vaunted 3 1/2 octave vocal range San Francisco jazz mainstay Kim Nalley is the musical equivalent of the pitcher with a 102-MPH fastball. While the baseball flamethrower is usually relegated to the closer’s role, Nalley brings the heat every moment
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
“Kim Nalley has pipes to burn and works the stage like she means it.” San Francisco Chronicle
BEYOND THE CHRON (Excerpt)
FIVE GREAT REASONS TO FALL IN LOVE WITH KIM NALLEY
She’s as dramatic as La Boheme … She’s Carmen … She’s remarkable … She’s exhilarating and she’s a Cultural touchstone! AND…SHE SANG THE STIRRING “Mississippi Goddamn!” – and when she sings it – she means it. Also loved “Black is the Color of My True Love’s Hair” – Nalley sang many “Bite your Ass” songs during the evening – but since you will see a different show each night, I won’t mention them all, because you may not hear the same songs that I heard. Different set each night keeps the show fresh for everyone. And that’s the way I like it…
(Lee Hartgrave has contributed many articles to the San Francisco Chronicle Sunday Datebook and Produced and Hosted a long-running Arts Segment on PBS KQED)