A Tribute in Song featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater, Bettye Lavette, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Rachael Price and Christian McBride.
NJPAC celebrates the close friendship of legendary singer and songwriter Miss Peggy Lee and the greatest vocal star of all, Frank Sinatra. This one-night-only event features Christian McBride as Musical Director, with a lineup of all-star vocalists including Dee Dee Bridgewater, Bettye Lavette, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Rachael Price—and the Christian McBride Big Band and Strings. You’ll hear all your favorite Peggy Lee songs (“Fever,” “Is That All There Is,” “It’s a Good Day,” “Let’s Love”), along with Sinatra’s classic tunes (“Luck Be a Lady,” “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” “One For My Baby,” “Nice Work If You Can Get It”)…plus many more. Learn the story behind these two musical icons who were best friends and creative colleagues for over 50 years.