The 2011 Jazz Vespers series hosted by CNY Jazz Central ends this Sunday as vocalist Julie Falatico sings a program called "Welcome the Spirit." The informal concert is set for 5 p.m. Sunday June 5, at Pebble Hill Presbyterian Church, 5299 Jamesville Road, in DeWitt. Admission is free, although contributions are welcomed.
Based in Utica, Julie Falatico has emerged as on of Upstate New York's top standards singers. She displays crystalline tone and a solid sense of swing on her CD, "Taking a Chance on Love."
Note: The Jazz Vespers event originally scheduled for June 12 has been cancelled.
The Jazz Vespers concerts are open to people of all faiths. Music is drawn from sacred and secular sources and accompanied by inspirational readings and a homily. For information, call 479-5299.