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ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE
SANDRA REAVES-PHILLIPS reminisces and sings the next generation of blues in a hot, new, evolving concretized gut bucket style; man’s blues, woman’s blues, anybody’s blues.Her blues stem from the essence of Negro spirituals to the full sound of a brassy band. SANDRA REAVES-PHILLIPS is a vocal talent to be reckoned with…she can wail, she can moan, she can coat her voice with velvet or dust it with gravel. If you like the blues you’re gonna love this show.Whether risqué, naughty or nice SANDRA REAVES-PHILLIPS "got a right" and has paid the price to sing the blues. From a dead end street (Tin Top Alley) in South Carolina to Tin Pan Alley and the bright lights of New York comes BOLD AND BRASSY BLUES.
PRESS RELEASE #1
SANDRA REAVES-PHILLIPS TO STAR IN BOLD & BRASSY BLUES
Jazz and blues singer/film and Broadway actress Sandra ReAves-Phillips, who has previously appeared in ___(Name of City)_______ in her acclaimed "The Late Great Ladies of Blues and Jazz" to enthusiastic audience and critical acclaim is bringing her smash new "Bold & Brassy Blues" to ___(Name of City)____________________.
Come be transported to the sassy, brassy, bluesy past by the dynamic, swinging Sandra ReAves-Phillips in "Bold & Brassy Blues" on (Date & Time) at (Name of Theatre). Tickets are (prices), and are available at (location). Call (Telephone number) for further information.
PRESS RELEASE #2
HOT AND GUTSY IN HER SIZZLING BOLD & BRASSY BLUES
Having been compared to the great legends of the past, she is the personification of Bessie Smith reborn. "The new queen of the blues." Her name is Sandra ReAves-Phillips and her revue is "Bold & Brassy Blues." This hot, new gutsy reminiscence of the blues which takes audiences all the way from a dead end street ( Tin Top Alley) in South Carolina to Tin Pan Alley in New York City can be seen at (Name of Theatre) on (Date and time).
Sandra ReAves-Phillips’ blues stem from the heartfelt essence of the Negro spiritual to the full sound of a brassy band. She can wail, she can moan, she can coat her voice with velvet or dust it with gravel. If you’ve known the blues, you’re gonna love this show.
Come celebrate the blues of old and the new with Sandra ReAves-Phillips in her "Bold & Brassy Blues" at (Name of Theatre). Tickets are (Prices) and are available at (Location). Call (Telephone Number) for further information.