Stream Archive: Jazz Tales with Vocalist Darden Purcell

Jazz Alive

P.O. Box 81

Royal Oak, MD 21662

Darden Purcell

Presented by Jazz Alive, a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation, Jazz Tales is a weekly live-stream concert.  Your purchase of a Streaming Pass supports our mission of providing educational support in developing future artists and preserving this great art form through school and community programs. 

Hosted by pianist Fred Hughes, each week Fred performs with and interviews guests talking about their careers, musical influences, and interesting tales from their years in the music business.

December 9th Jazz Tales welcomed Vocalist Darden Purcell

Darden Purcell is a featured soloist with symphony orchestras, big bands, and small ensembles. A band leader and vocal instructor, Darden has shared the stage with many top jazz artists including Eric Alexander, Terell Stafford, Jim Pugh, Chip McNeill, Alan Baylock, the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra, US Navy Band Commodores, USAF Airmen of Note, US Army Blues and the American Festival Pops Orchestra. A listing of concert halls and clubs include Blues Alley, Club Bonafide, Bop Stop, JazzB, The Jazz Kitchen, The Blue Wisp, The Kitchen Cafe, Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, and The Kennedy Center performing back-up vocals for George Benson, Ben Folds, Sara Bareilles and Caroline Shaw.

Along with her impressive performance credentials, Dr. Purcell is the Director of Jazz Studies at George Mason University and the perfect guest to close out Jazz Tales for 2020.  If you missed it . . . here's your chance to hear Darden’s wonderfully swinging vocals and passion for Jazz Education.

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