Jazz & Blues
SAT, FEB 22, 2020

★★★★ “Thrilling… Her voice is laser-bright, warmed with the tiniest hint of vibrato.” — Zeal NY

Catherine Russell

“The best blues and jazz singer going today.” — The Wall

The Broad Stage - Main Stage


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GRAMMY® winner Catherine Russell moved from singing backup to such icons as Paul Simon and David Bowie into the spotlight, and she’s stayed there ever since. The vocal dynamo dazzles her audiences, interpreting jazz favorites and forgotten blues treasures with soul, humor and stunning range.

Program notes available here

Arkansas Times Talks Art with Jazz heiress Catherine Russell

An icon of swing, Catherine Russell and jazz go way back. Read Arkansas Times’ Q & A with a music legend, here.

Catherine Russell’s 30 Year Journey to “Overnight Success” with The Wall Street Journal

The release of her 2006 debut album “Cat” put Catherine Russell on the map to stardom, but she spent 30 years of mastering her craft before her “overnight success”. Read more here.

Spotlight Talk with Dr. Lesa Terry starting at 7:00 PM. Learn more here.

Jazz & Blues at The Broad Stage made possible by a generous gift from Richard & Lisa Kendall.


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