Friday, October 9, 2009

Spend an ‘Eve with Yve’

Longtime Sun Valley jazz fest act to play benefit

Express Staff Writer

Yve Evans and Company will perform a benefit show at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church on Sun Valley Road. Photo by

Yve Evans and Company have been performing at the Sun Valley Jazz Jamboree for several years. Evans, a pianist, singer and jazz entertainer, has been influenced by the likes of Sarah Vaughn, Carmen McRae, Nina Simone, Della Resse, Ella Fitzgerald and Rosemary Clooney.

Evans has been a two-time winner of the Monterey Jazz Festival's Musician of the Year. Adding to her list of accomplishments, she is an ordained minister and philanthropist.

She will perform with her band at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church on Sun Valley Road to benefit the Sun Valley church's child and youth music programs.

The event will take place Tuesday, Oct. 13, and will begin with the Wood River High School Colla Voce women's choir under the direction of Max Stimac performing from 6-6:30 p.m., followed by Yve Evans and Company from 6:30-7:45 p.m.

A reception with refreshments including no-host wine and beer service will take place in the downstairs hospitality area from 7:45-9 p.m.

The performance will have open seating. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults prior to the show and $25 at the door. Tickets for children 6-12 years old are $10 and a family ticket is $50. Tickets are available at Iconoclast Books and the nexStage Theatre in Ketchum and at Notes Music Store in Hailey.

For details, call 622-3432.

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