Exciting North Coast Jazz Vocalist hits the stage at Nighttown!
Featuring: Debbie Darling-vocals, Jake Briggs-piano, Toussaint English-bass, & Nick Bruschi-drums.
Debbie Darling is a singer/songwriter who has performed a wide variety of musical styles from opera to jazz to blues and everything in between. She studied voice with David Blair, the vocal coach for The Metropolitan Opera. She’s provided her vocal talents for small bands, large orchestras and commercial voice overs. She's sung with Stanley Turrentine, The Peter Duchin Band, The Tommy Dorsey Band, and more. She returns to Nighttown to perform jazz, blues and standards with the Jake Briggs Trio. You won’t want to miss this show. Debbie is the consummate performer.
Jake Briggs has a Bachelors of Music in Music theory and Composition. He is a Music Director at Independence Presbyterian Church and teaches at the Music Therapy Enrichment Center in Westlake. Jake has played with the College of Wooster Jazz Band, The Wooster Symphony Orchestra, and The College of Wooster Symphonic Band. He has self-published several CDs and many works for piano, guitar, and choir. Jake plays several instruments but with his trio he plays piano. Along with Toussaint English on Bass and Nick Bruschi on Drums, they make up the Jake Briggs Trio and they are delighted to be backing Debbie Darling for this evening of jazz and standards.