Sat Jun 17
601 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003
"Darcy Cooke hosts the "Girls of Summer" in their 5th annual event and their 1st time together at the iconic Mr. Henry’s in DC! Come kick off the summer season with an evening dedicated to the great women of song throughout the ages and across the genres! Jazz, pop, blues, Motown and more will be brought to you by Darcy and her guest vocalists: Linda Andersen, Candice Bostwick, Etna Cantora, Mary Ellen Connelly, Kathy Farmer, Stephanie Lebow, Maija, & Donna Thiel. Band: Eric Harper, keys; David Jernigan, bass; Alan Dale, drums.”
Darcy Cooke is a classically trained jazz vocalist who has been performing nearly all her life. As a regular in DC area jazz bars, piano lounges, music venues, and private events, she has enjoyed performing with many of DMV’s great musicians such as Chris Grasso, Wayne Wilentz, David Jernigan, Harry Appelman, Keith Butler, Jr, Wade Beach, and more. Additionally, she has shared the stage with many of the area's top vocalists. She studied music, voice, and theater while attending the Shenandoah Conservatory and has trained with multiple vocal coaches and top jazz singers in the DMV area.
With a love of jazz and a background in theater and stage performance, Darcy’s repertoire is expansive, ranging from jazz standards of the Great American Songbook to blues, to show tunes to cabaret and pop.