Eve Zanni: A singer tells the stories of jazz

Interview with Eve Zanni


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Singer/composer/educator Eve Zanni talks talks about her two new books in her Jazz Superheroes series: Billy Holiday ‘Lady Day’ and Lester Young ‘Prez’

Among other things, Eve was closely affiliated with St. Peter’s (the jazz church in Manhattan) where she ran the annual “To Prez with Love” event for years.

We talk about those magical events and Eve’s latest project: Books that make jazz more accessible to young audiences.

The Books

Billie Holiday ‘ Lady Day’
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Lester Young ‘Prez’
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– Ken McCarthy
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Music credit: The Jazz on the Tube podcast theme song is “Mambo Inferno” performed by The Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra conducted by Bobby Sanabria from the CD ¡Que Viva Harlem!

Rudresh Mahanthappa
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