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Getting jazzed

Published 10:30 am, Sunday, June 15, 2014

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  • Liz Callaway will headline "Get Jazzed!," an evening of music to celebrate the songs of Alan Menken at the Darien Arts Center fundraiser Saturday, June 28. Photo: Contributed Photo, Contributed / Darien News
    Liz Callaway will headline "Get Jazzed!," an evening of music to celebrate the songs of Alan Menken at the Darien Arts Center fundraiser Saturday, June 28. Photo: Contributed Photo, Contributed

 

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Liz Callaway and the Jazzical Trio, led by Joel A. Martin, will headline "Get Jazzed!," an evening of music to celebrate the songs of Alan Menken at the Darien Arts Center fundraiser 7 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at the DAC Weatherstone Studio, 2 Renshaw Road.

Callaway is a Tony nominee and an Emmy Award-winning actress, singer and recording artist. She was nominated for her performance in "Baby," and for five years won praise as Grizabella in "Cats." She has also starred in the original casts of "Miss Saigon," "The Three Musketeers" and "The Look of Love." She recently collaborated with Martin on "Jazzical Meets Menken."

Martin is a pianist, composer and producer, and recently released his seventh CD, "Jazzical Meets Menken," a tribute to the composer and pianist. Menken has won eight Academy Awards, earned 19 Academy Award nominations, a Tony, 11 Grammy Awards and seven Golden Globes.

Tickets are $150 and can be purchased by visiting darienarts.org or calling 203-655-8683.