Jack Dynis — Love, I Hear

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Jack Dynis

Jack Dynis SUNDAY, MARCH 16, 4:30 PM

Jack Dynis welcomes spring to the Jazzschool with his show, “Love, I Hear,” a selection of songs about the bumpy road to love by Porter, Sondheim, Rodgers and Hart, Coleman, Gershwin and more. Featuring Jennifer Clevinger on piano, Barbara Speed, woodwinds, Carla Kaufman on bass and Jack Dorsey on drums. www.loveihear.com

“I cannot tell a lie, when I saw Jack at the Jazzschool open mic, my first thought was: ‘Drop dead gorgeous.’ Then, when he got up to sing, ‘Oh, he can sing too?’ Jack is the complete package: A glorious voice with a wonderful understanding of the lyric, and a feast for the eyes. What more could a diva desire?” — Angharad Jones, vocalist, Jazzschool Vocal Jam host

“I’m always moved when I listen to Jack Dynis. He is a great singer and storyteller. He has excellent taste in material, he is earnest and believable, and delivers standards as if he wrote them.”
Larry Smith, singer

“Jack Dynis loves good songs. He knows more about interesting songs and songwriters ­- whether show tunes, tin pan alley, or jazz – than any other singer I know. To hear Jack sing a well-known standard is to hear it as if for the first time: He finds the buried gold and expressive potential in every note of the melody and every word of the lyrics and makes you feel them, too. When he sings an unfamiliar song, it becomes a heartfelt gift he shares with you.” — Barry Warren, singer and songwriter

“This is what it’s about: having someone else feel something deeply when you sing a great song. When I’m performing it seems like the audience is breathing with me and feeling everything I’m feeling. It’s a shared experience and a gift to both of us.” — Jack Dynis

Part of the Concert Preparation and Performance Series 

March 16, 2014 4:30 pm
March 16, 2014 6:30 pm
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