Vocalist Serpentine Arborvitae Opens Wineseller’s Second Summer Jazz Series on July 5 with "Red Hot & Blue"

Arts & Entertainment
The Classic Wineseller
20 Church Street, Waynesville, NC
Kay S. Miller
Jul 12, 2014
7:00 PM
Photos by: Andrew Wayne Jazz singer Serpentine Arborvitae will pay tribute to jazz divas Billy Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Nina Simone in her show Red Hot & Blue on July 5th at the Classic Wineseller in Waynesville.

A former jazz singer with the United States Air Force, vocal powerhouse Rockell Scott has selected songs from the Great American Songbook for her show with pianist Bill Bares at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 19 at The Classic Wineseller, 20 Church St., Waynesville. For reservations, call 452-6000.

On Saturday, July 26th the Classic Wineseller introduces Waynesville resident and pianist Justin W. Powell to the stage with the Radiance Jazz Quartet. Mr. Powell (piano) will be joined by Tyler Kittle on tenor saxophone, Michael W Davis on drums, and a bassist.


The Classic Wineseller’s complete 2014 Summer Jazz Series schedule is as follows:

Saturday, July 5: Serpentine Jazz: Songs recorded by Billy Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone. Serpentine Arborvitae, vocals; Michael Jefry Stevens, piano; Mike Holstein, upright bass;

Saturday, July 12: Jesse Junior Quartet: Gershwin & Berlin. Jesse Junior, vocals: Richard Schulman, piano;  Zack Page, bass; Justin Watt, drums;

Saturday, July 19: Rockell Scott and Bill Bares: Standards from the Great American Songbook. Rockell Scott, vocals; Bill Bares, piano; and,

Saturday, July 26: Radiance Quartet: Latin Jazz. Justin Powell, piano; Tyler Kittle Tenor Sax; Michael W Davis, drums.

The Classic Wineseller, Waynesville’s premier retail wine and craft beer shop, small plate restaurant, and intimate live music venue presents local, regional, or national talent every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night at 7pm. The Wineseller’s restaurant opens at 4:00 pm Wednesday through Saturday serving freshly prepared small plate and tapas-style fare. For more information about live music events, tastings, and jazz  dinners visit www.classicwineseller.com or call 828-452-6000.