Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Gay Otey in Concert!

My mom, Gay Otey, is coming to town next Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 20 and 21, at 7:00PM, to perform her annual concert at Z Mansion, 288 N. Church. Gay is an amazing classical pianist/singer and is quite funny as well. Her CD, "Postcards", celebrates the classical piano works of Ginastera, Turina, Pinto, and Granados. "Postcards" is available online at

In this concert, Gay will perform a program called "Back to My Roots", celebrating her Norwegian, English, Welsh, Polish, and German heritage with piano pieces by Chopin, Grieg, Brahms and more. Diane Van Deurzen and I will sing an interlude of songs based on classical themes by Chopin, Brahms and Debussy

Tickets are $15, available online,, or by phone, 370.5912.

The Lisa Otey & Friends series continues: 

Monday, Aug. 27 with soul/R&B singer Anna Anderson; 
Monday, Sept. 10 with French jazz/pop singer/guitarist Naim Amor; 
Monday, Sept. 24 with jazz & blues singer Diane Van Deurzen; 
and Monday, Oct. 1 with Broadway/cabaret singer Liz McMahon