saxophonist Rocky Tataralli and singer Judith AmesJoin us for Sunday Jazz at RLT! — At a brand new time! Now at 7:00 PM!
We are thrilled to be partnering with For the Love of Jazz & Reno’s newest Jazz station, 89.5 KNCJ to bring this special event to our space. KNCJ is a service of Reno Public Radio / KUNR. These once a month events will feature many of the most prominent jazz musicians in the Reno Jazz Music scene. Talk about a fun Sunday treat!
NEXT PERFORMANCE: Sunday, October 15th, @ 7:00 pm
Featuring: Saxophonist Rocky Tataralli and singer Judith Ames
Originally from Milwaukee, Judith has always had a passion for music, from playing classical piano, French horn, and folk guitar in days gone by, to her many years as a church organist,and most recently, as an up-and-coming jazz singer. A longtime UNR Spanish professor (under her original name, Judith Ames Whitenack), she was inspired some years ago by the great Detroit saxophonist Rocky Tatarelli to develop her vocal skills.
During the last ten she has been performing in Reno and Carson City, the San Francisco Bay Area, Milwaukee, and Madrid, with Rocky Tatarelli (now her husband), and a rotating group of the best jazz musicians in the area. Judith favors jazz standards from the 1930s and 1940s, vocal versions of jazz tunes from the 1950s and 1960s, and a variety of Latin tunes, which she sings in the original Spanish and Portuguese. She also sings in French and Italian.
Some of her recent gigs include Reno and Sparks: Nevada Museum of Art–Sunday Jazz Brunch; “First Thursday;” ARTOWN–Reno Little Theater, Sierra Arts, Park Place, Wild River Grille, Anna’s Mexican Grill,Daughters Café; Concerts in the Gallery (Sierra Arts), Cascades of the Sierra, Bonaventure, Park Place, Premier Residence, Anchors on the Marina, Louisiana Jazz Kitchen, Alterra Wynwood, Monaco Ridge, The Villas of Sparks, The Arbors, Sky Peaks, Atria at Summit Ridge; UNR: L-Cubed series, Hispanic Culture Week, Latin American Poetry and Music series, Annual Awards Day; Carson City area: Plan: b Microlounge, Carson Jazz Festival, Carson Valley Inn, Carson Plaza, and Sierra Place, among others.
Read more about Judith at judithames.com.
When: Sunday, October 15th at 7:00 PM
Tickets: Pay-What-You-Can! Proceeds benefit RLT & For the Love of Jazz!