February 25, 2021


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Art & Soul: Valerie of the Phelps Link joins us in advance of Jazz Kitchen area overall performance – Want-Television | Indianapolis Information | Indiana Weather conditions

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Soulful jazz vocalist Valerie Phelps satisfied her spouse, Kenny, when she was accomplishing at Clowes Hall now the two execute with each other with Valerie on vocals and Kenny, who has toured with Dee Dee Bridgewater and performed with Wynton Marsalis, on drums.

Phelps joined us now to tell us additional about the group. The Phelps Connection contains initial band users who done with the late, entire world-renown Indy soul singer Cynthia Layne, who died of breast most cancers in 2018 at the age of 51.

The couple runs the Owl Tunes Team and dedicate a good deal of time to mentoring young children and educating them about the tunes business.

“I am blessed to have the possibility to execute with them,” reported Valerie Phelps, who will drop her 1st one in February.

All thirty day period very long, catch a just one-track functionality at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday by way of Friday in February on Want-TV’s Facebook web page. And if you really like what you saw there, you can come again and look at the complete, 45-moment performances below.

Artwork & Soul admirers will be ready to view great performances by 15 functions, from rising musicians to legendary bands, as well as listen to a conversation with this year’s visible artist, Matthew Cooper. Matthew produced the backdrop for this year’s performances. It’s a collage of the items he painted this summer months on the boarded-up windows of Previous Metropolis Hall as portion of the Murals for Racial Justice initiative. Matthew also created two authentic will work that viewers can see through the massive exterior windows of Gallery 924 at the Arts Council.

Together with the 16 Art & Soul exhibits, we’ll be presenting exclusive content including a tutorial to the ideal Black History Month arts & society occasions at indyarts.org.

We worked with Indy Jazz Fest and Asante Art Institute of Indianapolis to plan this year’s festival. We shot all the performances more than three days in January at the Indianapolis Artsgarden. Everyone wore masks other than the singers!­­

You can see the Phelps Link at The Jazz Kitchen on 5377 N College Ave. tonight at 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.

Make sure you stick to @indyartscouncil and #ArtSoulIndy on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to join the celebration.

To discover more, visit Indyarts.org.

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