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    Shepley Metcalf Sings Laura Nyro

    Presented by at Acton Jazz Cafe

    October 13, 2012


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    Shepley Metcalf Sings Laura Nyro

    "Stoned Soul Picnic," "Eli's Coming," "Wedding Bell Blues"....Shepley Metcalf sings these hits and...

    "Stoned Soul Picnic," "Eli's Coming," "Wedding Bell Blues"....Shepley Metcalf sings these hits and lesser-known gems by Laura Nyro, "one of the most important singer/songwriters of the '60s and '70s" (Rolling Stone). Pianist Ron Roy, Metcalf's musical partner, joins her at the keys.

    The Boston Globe describes Metcalf as an “excellent cabaret/jazz singer who is foremost a sensitive interpreter of lyrics." A longtime Nyro fan, Metcalf decided last year to depart from her American Songbook repertoire to explore Nyro's work, which ranges from mega-hits (“And When I Die”) recorded by the music industry’s big names to intricate and powerful songs Nyro performed solo at the piano. Metcalf debuted the show In May to a sold-out room at Boston's Scullers Jazz Club.





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