Peggy Lee


An Inspired Tribute to Peggy Lee and Frank Sinatra at NJPAC

“[A] consistently inspired and almost flawless show, which featured the 16-piece Christian McBride Big Band…. All the performers seemed to be thrilled to be on stage, revisiting this material, and the feeling was infectious…. The evening ended with the four female singers performing the Lee hit ‘I’m a Woman’ together, after an introduction by Lee’s granddaughter Holly Foster Wells in which she noted that this ‘anthem of feminine empowerment’ was written by two men, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller…. Lee ‘wanted to sing about empowerment, and to use her voice not only to entertain, but to inspire,’ Wells said.” [Source: Jay Lustig,]

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