Tuesdays on the Terrace: Dee Alexander

Free

Announcement

Tuesdays are always FREE for Illinois residents.

Dee Alexander. Photo: Claude Aline-Nazaire.

About

Born on Chicago’s west side, Dee Alexander is one of Chicago’s most gifted and respected female vocalist/songwriters. Her talents span every music genre, from gospel to R&B to blues to neo-soul. Yet her true heart and soul are experienced in their purest form through her performance of jazz music. From a soft, sultry ballad to a scat-filled romp, Alexander delivers each style with a passion for music that comes across in every note, and a grace that is truly her own. Growing up in a household that was steeped in recordings of Dinah Washington, Alexander names Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald among her major influences, as well as Chicago saxophonist Henry Huff, who encouraged her to take risks and cross boundaries thus setting her on the path to becoming one of the most accomplished voice improvisers in the world today.

In case of rain, the event takes place inside the MCA's Kovler Atrium.

 
Our annual summer performance series highlights artists from Chicago's internationally renowned jazz community.

Funding

WDCB 90.9 is the Media Sponsor of Tuesdays on the Terrace.

Tuesdays on the Terrace is made possible in part by a generous gift from Luminarts Cultural Foundation, supported by Cherilyn and Michael Murer.