Sat, May 11, 2024 - 8:00 pm
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Kirk Douglas Theatre
9820 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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The Jazz Bakery is excited to present Grammy® Nominated jazz singer, composer and arranger Carmen Lundy! She will be joined by pianist Julius Rodriguez, bassist Ben Williams, drummer Terreon Gully, and guitarist Andrew Renfroe at the Kirk Douglas Theater on Saturday, May 11, at 8 pm.

Ms. Lundy hails from Miami, Florida and received her B.M. degree from the University of Miami. After an early career in Miami, Lundy moved to NYC in 1978 and in 1985, she released her first solo album entitled Good Morning Kiss, which topped the Billboard chart for 23 weeks. In January 2018, Carmen received the RoundGlass Music Award for her song “Kumbaya” from Code Noir. In 2016 she was given the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award in Jazz by Black Women In Jazz and The Arts, in Atlanta, GA. Among her other awards and recognitions, especially rewarding was Miami-Dade’s County Office of the Mayor and Board of County Commissioners proclaiming January 25th “Carmen Lundy Day,” along with handing Ms. Lundy the keys to the City of Miami.

Carmen’s work as a vocalist and composer has been critically acclaimed by Downbeat, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, Variety, The Washington Post, and Vanity Fair among numerous other foreign publications. Lundy acted as Resident Clinician at Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. for 20 years. She has conducted Master Classes around the world, among them the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz and The Sibelius Academy in Helsinki.

As a composer, Ms. Lundy’s catalogue numbers over 150 published songs, one of the few jazz vocalists in history to accomplish such a distinction. Her compositions have been recorded by such artists as Kenny Barron, Ernie Watts, Terri Lyne Carrington, Straight Ahead and Regina Carter. Carmen’s far-reaching discography also includes performances and recordings with such musicians as brother and bassist Curtis Lundy, Courtney Pine, Roy Hargrove, Jimmy Cobb, Ron Carter, Randy Brecker, Oscar Castro-Neves, Robert Glasper, Jamison Ross, Patrice Rushen, and the late Kenny Kirkland and Geri Allen among others.

This performance is made possible in part by the City of Culver City and its Cultural Affairs Commission, with support from Sony Pictures Entertainment.

One show - No Intermission. Tickets can be reserved up to 2:00 pm. on the day of the show (remaining tickets available at the door at show time).