Marilyn Keller & Darrell Grant 2/2

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Critically acclaimed blues and gospel singer Marilyn Keller, accompanied by legendary jazz pianist Darrell Grant, will perform a livestreamed program of blues and gospel music as part of Lake Oswego Public Library's 2021 LO Reads Program, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 2, via YouTube Live and Facebook Live. 

A 2016 inductee of the Jazz Society of Oregon Hall of Fame, Marilyn Keller is a 38-year veteran of music and stage performance in jazz, gospel, R&B, pop, blues, and theater. She has performed locally, nationally, and internationally. Her musical roots are diverse. Marilyn's career has taken her as a headliner to Denmark, Sweden, Norway, The Netherlands, Spain, Australia, Russia, and the UK for concerts, festivals, nightclubs, and recording work. Her voice can be heard on multiple recordings, movie sound tracks, commercials, and documentaries. Marilyn's formative jazz training was as a member of the Mt. Hood Community College Vocal Jazz Ensemble and as the vocalist fronting the award-winning MHCC Jazz Lab Band. She can be seen frequently at clubs, restaurants, festivals and holiday events throughout the Pacific Northwest. She remains active, performing with Don Latarski, Darrell Grant, Tom Grant, Black Swan Classic Jazz Band, Pressure Point Band and the Augustana Jazz Quartet, among many others.

Darrell Grant has performed extensively as a bandleader and solo artist throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe, in venues ranging from clubs to major jazz and chamber music festivals. His current projects include the MJ New Quartet and Step by Step: The Ruby Bridges Suite.

This free concert is made possible through the generosity of the Friends of the Lake Oswego Public Library. 

For more information, please contact librarian Chris Myers, at cmyers@lakeoswego.city.

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