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Cabaret Jazz for the Holiday Season with PEGGY RATUSZ and MICHAEL JEFRY STEVENS on Fri Dec 18th 2015 at 8pm

Tickets: $15

"Singing Your Holiday Blues Away"



 Joining Stevens and Ratusz in chasing away the holiday blues will be
Ben Bjorlie on drums, 
Grant Cuthbertson on bass and
Jonathan Perlman on guitar.

The perfect antidote to the hustle and bustle of the holiday season ...........The Great American Songbook is blessed with many timeless classics inspired by the range of emotions summoned up by the winter holidays, from childish wonder to bittersweet nostalgia, just waiting to be evoked by these gifted musicians.

Asheville chanteuse Peggy Ratusz shines in live performance, bringing songs to life with her impressive command of American popular musical styles. In her work with various musical configuration she’s at home with jazz, swing, blues, soul and R&B, and has a special talent for getting to the heart of each song and the hearts of listeners.

Michael Jefry Stevens is a frequent performer at the White Horse, so much so that owner Bob Hinkle has joked that there ought to be a plaque with his name on the piano bench. Stevens is an versatile and respected figure in the jazz world in the U.S. and Europe, and performs in ensembles that range from jazz classics to the avant-garde.