CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19
A School of Art Advisory Board event.
March 25, 2020, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $175 ($100 of which is tax deductible).
March 25, 2020 will be a very special evening. Those of you who are fans of Ann Hampton Callaway, who have heard her recordings, seen her performances in NYC, DC, Minneapolis, Florida, New Mexico, myriad other locations, or at the Fox Tucson Theatre last October, know that listening to Ann in a private home setting will be truly remarkable. Those of you who have yet to discover Ann’s creativity, will be enchanted by her “sheer vocal beauty” (NY Times). “Callaway establishes herself as one of the best equipped jazz vocalists swinging today.” (Chicago Tribune). Ann is donating the evening’s performance to benefit the UArizona School of Art in her newly adopted hometown of Tucson!
Ann will compose a song for the highest bidder in a live auction. Barbara Rogers is creating a work on paper to be auctioned that evening. Join them and support the School of Art.
Address provided upon registration.
The audience will be limited to 60.
Wine and light hors d’oeuvres will be served.
Ann Hampton Callaway is one America’s most gifted and prolific artists. A leading champion of the great American Songbook, she’s made her mark as a singer, pianist, composer, lyricist, arranger, actress, educator, TV host, and producer. Voted by Broadwayworld.com as “Performer of the Year” and two years in a row as “Best Jazz Vocalist,” Callaway is a born entertainer. Her unique singing style that blends jazz and traditional pop, making her a mainstay in concert halls, theaters and jazz clubs as well as in the recording studio, on television, and in film.
Callaway’s live performances showcase her warmth, spontaneous wit and passionate delivery of standards, jazz classics and originals. She is one of America’s most gifted improvisers, taking words and phrases from her audiences and creating songs on the spot.
Callaway’s father was Chicago’s legendary TV and radio journalist, John Callaway. Her sister, Broadway star Liz Callaway, is performing with the UArizona Dance Ensemble as part of the 2020 Desert Song Festival.
Accolades and Awards
2016 Broadway World New York Cabaret Award “Best Jazz Vocalist”
2014 BroadwayWorld New York Cabaret Award for “Performer of the Year”
2013 “The Streisand Songbook” won two Broadwayworld.com Awards and the
The 2005 Nightlife Award
MAC Award for Show of the Year
Fifteen MAC Awards from the Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs
Two Backstage Bistro Awards
Theatre World Award for “Outstanding Broadway Debut”
The Johnny Mercer Songwriter Award
Norman Vincent Peale Award for Positive Thinking
Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical: Swing!
Praise for Ann Hampton Callaway
“For sheer vocal beauty, no contemporary singer matches Ms. Callaway.” –Stephen Holden, The New York Times
“Callaway establishes herself as one of the best equipped jazz vocalists swinging today.” – Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune
“Astonishing.” – LA Weekly
“…superbly intelligent, singularly creative pop-jazz stylist who can stand shoulder to shoulder with the likes of Streisand, Ronstadt, Shirley Horn and Dianne Reeves…” – Christopher Loudon, JazzTimes