Lilan Kane & Hella Fitzgerald: A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald
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An evening of jazz & cocktails with a tribute to the First Lady of Song from Lilan Kane and the 6 piece Hella Fitzgerald.
Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts
Fronted by the magnetic, soulful vocalist Lilan Kane (pronounced LEE – lawn), Hella Fitzgerald is a rollicking six-piece band bringing an infectious energy to vintage jazz, swing, jump blues, and classic soul styles.
They present a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, the legendary “First Lady of Song” who inspired their name.
The Oakland-based Kane is a graduate of Boston’s Berklee School of Music whose career has included opening slots for the likes of Sharon Jones, Chicago, The Doobie Brothers, and Trombone Shorty. She has worked with the Jazz Mafia’s Cosa Nostra Strings and has recently released her debut album Love, Myself to a sold out crowd at Yoshi’s Jazz Club. Her vintage-tinged soul sound flows through the heartfelt original compositions, telling stories of love, loss, and self-discovery while they seamlessly blend R&B, funk, pop, and jazz.
Paul Liberatore, Marin Independent Journal writes of Lilan Kane: “Brilliant blue-eyed soul.”
In addition to performing, Kane is a dedicated educator, having co-founded the Own the Mic summer singing camp at Marin’s San Domenico School.
Cocktails, wine, beer, a selection of soft drinks along with coffee, tea and a variety of snacks and freshly baked goods available for purchase. Concessions may be enjoyed throughout the performance in the theater. No table service.
200 N. San Pedro Rd., San Rafael, CA 94903
From Highway 101 in San Rafael, take the North San Pedro exit and head east. The Osher Marin JCC, at 200 N. San Pedro Road, is on the right-hand side, half a mile from the freeway exit.
* The Osher Marin Jewish Community Center’s parking lot is located directly in front of the building with parking spaces for disabled patrons available.
* Additional parking is available at the JCC Annex lot, located at 210 N. San Pedro Road (just east of the main campus). In the event of multiple programs, or heavily attended events, overflow vehicles may be directed to available street parking or on adjacent properties.
* Evenings and weekends only: There is additional parking across the street at Venetia Valley School.