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Cool off with some Hot Music with Chaise Lounge at Blues Alley
Chaise Lounge performs a blend of music that sounds like it was recorded at Capitol Recording Studios in 1962 and somehow found its way to today’s pop charts. You might call it “Early Stereo.” Or perhaps Lounge with a capital “L.” Or maybe just plain enjoyable. It is the combination of five of the Washington area’s top jazz musicians playing sparkling arrangements of standards and original tunes and featuring the soft, luminous vocals of Marilyn Older. Her voice is truly an American Original. An evening spent with her is an evening spent in the warm, inviting glow of one of the wonderful voices singing in America right now.
At first, it sounds like the jazz soundtrack to either your favorite noir film or a Doris Day film from 1962. Then you realize that it isn't quite jazz at all but the orchestrated sound of six accomplished jazz musicians playing an eclectic mix of original songs and re-arranged iconic pop tunes that go back to the 50's that all sound unmistakably Chaise Lounge.
More About Blues Alley Club
Blues Alley Club has been around since 1965, making it the nation's oldest jazz and supper club. People from all over the DC metropolitan area come to Blues Alley to hear great music. Sometimes the line to get in can loop around the block, so be sure you get your tickets far in advance. Watching a performance at Blues Alley is like taking a journey back in time.