Tag : Pete Matthiessen

Queen Esther and The Blue Crowns Personnel: Queen Esther — Guitar & Vox Mimi Jones — Bass Pete Matthiessen — Guitar & Vox Shirazette Tinnin — Drums Original Black Americana, country/gospel music, obscure folk music — and yes, jazz! Dates: September 22      Vienna, Austria      Porgy and Bess September 23 & 24    Passau, Germany     Cafe Museum September 25      Chemnitz, Germany      Eiscafe Temmler

Queen Esther sings Lady Day’s rare sides — selections from her (in utero) musical The Billie Holiday Project — at DUMBO’s Superfine.