featuring Lanny Hartley piano, Trevor L. Ware bass, Fritz L. Wise drums
Thursday, May 24, 2012 8:00 PM PDT
Upstairs at Vitello's, Studio City, CA
The daughter of avid music lovers, Amber Weekes had her first chance to sing before a live audience at age fourteen. That was it! Performing was in her blood.
Amber is a Los Angeles native with Caribbean and Latin roots. She is a vocalist who has an on-going love affair with the torch song. Her influences include Nancy Wilson, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Diahann Carroll, and Oscar Brown, Jr. She has performed at such venues as The “Jazz Bakery,” Holly Street Bar & Grill, and a weekly performer at “The Burning Leaf” Cigar Club, Maggiano’s, “Shanghai Red’s,” and “The Sky Room.” Amber has also entertained audiences at numerous benefits, fundraisers, and private engagements. Amber has had the honor of performing in the “ Terraza Lounge” at Caesar’s Palace as a featured artist with the Ghalib Ghallab trio, at the Westin, LAX, for the Duke Ellington Society and also with the “Rob Mullins Trio.” In the Summer of 2011, she was the featured artist for the opening night of the “New Rochelle Jazz Festival “ in New York.
The Amber has released her first full-length CD, “‘round Midnight,” which was produced by Louis Taylor and Trevor Ware, and is on the Sunset Music Group label.
Amber Weekes is a singer with all the necessary ingredients – glamour, grace, presence, and a voice that has been described as “soft as a pillow.”
Full Bio at Vitellosjazz.com
A ticket purchase on Ticket Web automatically confirms a seat and an automatic 1 hour prior to Showtime (for the 8pm show) dinner reservation Upstairs at Vitello’s Showroom. Dinner and full bar service are served prior to & during the show in the Show Room.
Upstairs at Vitello’s rated as “LA’s best listening room” and supper club atmosphere. After show “HANGS” are held in the Vitellos’ downstairs Bar where you can meet up with the musicians between shows.
Guests are seated at a location of their choice on a first come first serve basis. This ticket is an automatic reservation and doors open 1 hour prior to Show-time for Dinner seating.
VIP Booth Package:
Vitello's has a limited number of booths and guests are seatedwith a general admission ticket if they are available. If you desire to reserve a booth you may purchase this VIP package which includes a booth seat, and a complimentary dessert.
This ticket is an automatic reservation and doors open 1 hour prior to Show-time for Dinner seating.