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Amazing Things Arts Center

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June 14 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Jennifer Porter is an award-winning musician, actor and screenwriter. A musician’s musician, Jennifer has sung with Classical and Jazz Orchestras, including the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, and smaller combos including her own quintet. She is also an accomplished Blues pianist, and has played with C.J. Chenier, Nathan and The Zydeco Cha-Chas, and Ils Sont Partis. Her musical repertoire spans from Jazz and Blues to Country and Opera (She originally trained as an Opera singer and a classical pianist), and she has been known to perform every style in a single concert. She is also a prodigious vocal arranger and stellar Music Director.

  • Tickets: Regular $22 • Senior 65+ $21 • Member $19 • Student/Child $11

In 1989 Jennifer was the first vocalist in Maine inducted into the prestigious musical honor society, Pi Kappa Lambda, which recognizes excellence in both musical performance and academics. She has recorded 8 albums to date. Her album Easy Living (2014), with Grammy-Winning producer, Lawrence Manchester, was nominated for a 2015 Independent Music Award in the Jazz With Vocals category, and was heard on jazz stations around the country, including KJAZZ in Los Angeles, WWOZ in New Orleans, and Public Radio International’s Jazz After Hours. Scott Yannow, author of The Jazz Singers, describes Jennifer as “blessed with a beautiful voice and an infectious musical spirit” He further states that Jennifer “simply swings, does not waste a note, and every sound she creates is lovely…(She) always uplifts the classic material she sings, making it sound both timeless and new”.

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