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Sweet Georgia Brown is known as a real sassy lady. As described in Ralph Cooper's book, she is "The Last of the Red Hot Mamas!" Brown is a blues singer, yes, but she's so much more. It's blues, it's R&B, but most of all, it's a party!

Taught by the vocal coach, Margaret Haynes, Brown developed her skills as a jazz and pop vocalist, eventually leading her to win the legendary Amateur Night at the Apollo Talent Show. The victory prepared her for a professional career as a vocalist. Brown began with pop and jazz tunes, but she soon discovered that she preferred to sing blues songs. Cast as a vocalist in the Broadway hits Eubie and Bubbling Brown Sugar, she was at the start of a successful career as a blues vocalist. Starring as Bessie Smith in An Evening at the Cotton Club, she toured throughout Europe entertaining audiences with her high-energy performances of jazz, blues, and gospel tunes.

Once you experience Sweet Georgia Brown live, you will never forget it, simply because she is really entertaining and a lot of fun. She gets up close to her audience, and you may even end up on stage with her! Her rich history includes performances with Dizzy Gillespie, George Benson, Fathead Newman, KoKo Taylor, and Stanley Turrentine. She is truly one of the last real Harlem diva blues queens.

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"Last of the Red Hot Mamas"
Legendary Harlem Blues, Jazz, R&B & Gospel Vocalist
SWEET GEORGIA BROWN
A Tribute to ETTA JAMES
May 30, 2012
Showtime @ 7:30pm
Doors Open @ 6pm
Tickets $15 in advance, $20 day of show
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General Admission Seating
First come, first seated
Standing room at bar

This show will take place in Lucille's Bar & Grill,
located inside B.B. King Blues Club
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