"Sweet Emma B." premieres at JEN Conference in New Orleans

DEE'S KEYS AT HAMBURGER MARYS 

Looking for a fun time his Sunday, 11/24, 5-9pm?

Stop by:
Hamburger Marys Singer Showcase/Open Mic

This event is at the newly remodeled back room of Hamburger Marys (formerly THE PATIO) this Sunday, 5-9pm. Featuring a surprise guest artist. It’s free and open to all ages. Sign up and sing! All styles. We have song lyrics and backing tracks. Or sing “old school” piano bar style with Dr. Dee. Grab a bite, enjoy the fun staff and full bar while you catch a song or 2 or 3.

HAMBURGER MARYS SF
531 CASTRO STREET near 18th
415-580-7145
https://www.hamburgermarys.com/sanfrancisco/

 

New SF Firechief Swearing-In Ceremony 

I had the honor of performing at the swearing-In ceremony for SFFD Chief Jeanine Nicholson on Monday, May 6, 2019 at City Hall.led by Mayor London Breed.  I accompanied my friend, SF Fire Inspector Darrell Stone as he sang Alecia Key's "Girl On Fire".

"Amazing Women in Jazz" Course 

AMAZING

WOMEN

IN JAZZ

This course will examine the contributions of

women instrumentalists and vocalists

throughout jazz history including Early New

Orleans and the Swing Era. Women played a

vital role in the development of America’s Art

Form: Jazz. This course will examine early film

footage as well as classic recordings made

popular by vocal legends such as The Boswell

Sisters, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Sarah

Vaughn, Rosemary Clooney and others.

Instrumentalists/composers/arrangers such as

Melba Liston and Mary Lou Williams will also be

included.

This course will add to your enjoyment of the

upcoming season at SFJAZZ

Dianthe “Dee” Spencer (Ed.D University of San Francisco) is

Professor and Chair of the School of Music and Dance at San

Francisco State University where she founded the jazz studies

undergraduate degree program in 1990. She served on the piano

faculty at Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA) prior to her

appointment at SFSU. Dee served on the governing boards on

the International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE) and the SF

Chapter of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences

(NARAS). As a keyboardist, Dee has recorded with vocalist Lenny

Williams and Bernard “Pretty” Perdie. Her debut CD “Vintage

School” was released in 2002. In various settings, Dee has

performed with jazz greats Clark Terry, Jimmy Scott, Regina

Carter and Grammy‐nominated R&B artist LEDISI.

OUTLINE OF TOPICS:

∙ — Early New Orleans and

Chicago Jazz

∙ — Swing Bands

∙ — Ella, Billie and Sarah

∙ — Pianists

∙ — Instrumentalists

∙ — Current Touring Artists

 FOR MORE INFO:

CALL 415.817.4243

 EMAIL olli@sfsu.edu

UPCOMING DATES

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DEE'S KEYS SINGERS SHOWCASE

HAMBURGER MARYS SF, 531 CASTRO STREET, SAN FRANCISCO

Singer Showcase/Open Mic at the newly remodeled back room of Hamburger Marys (formerly THE PATIO).
Surprise guest artists.
Free and open to all ages.
Sign up and sing! All styles. Lyrics and backing tracks provided or sing “old school” piano bar style. Grab a bite, enjoy the fun staff and full bar while you catch a song or 2 or 3.