Come join Ann and John for a warm and fun evening that will feature tunes like “The More I See You”, “Lover Man”, “‘Round Midnight”, “Fever”, “Bewitched”, “Misty”, “I Don’t Know Enough About You”, “All of Me”, “Blue Moon” and others from the great American Songbook. This is music at its very best that will bring you back to a favorite place and time in a setting where you will feel like you’re the only person in the room, and that’s also because of the special personal connection that Ann provides her audiences with at each and every one of her performances. This is also why many of her fans have offered the following accolades about her shows:
"If you haven’t heard Ann perform before, you’re in for a real treat! Her song selection and style will take you back to a time when jazz stylists were famous. You won’t believe your ears.
“Words can't begin to describe the utter joy of hearing this lady sing. Today's performance was at the Cabaret in Albion, and to hear the Judy Garland songbook sung with such conviction, touched my heart.”
”Wonderful show Ann & Band. Listened to all of it on the radio, but I felt like I was at a nightclub.”
"Your singing is top of the line ... I love the Miss Peggy Lee songs you sang." - Emilio Palame, Accompanist/Conductor for legendary Miss Peggy Lee
“Ann is fantastic! A true professional, phenomenal talent and a great person all rolled into one. We are fortunate to have her music in our own home town!”
These comments also reinforce why Ann has appeared on such notable venues as Jazz 90.1 LIVE On Air Concerts, KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival, JazzBuffalo, Corning Wine and Jazz Festival, The New York State Fair, Rochester Strong Museum Making American Music series, Rochester Regional Health, Wegmans, Fox Rochester’s Good Day Rochester, News 10 NBC - Today Show, as well at numerous festivals, concerts, private events and more. Ann Mitchell has been hailed as one of Western New York’s musical “gems” and also as a new found hidden “treasure” for those who happen to meet and hear her for the very first time. She has been delighting audiences now for many years with her vast repertoire and amazing vocals that feature timeless classics spanning the Jazz era from the 1930’s through the 1950’s. Ann’s great focus has been to preserve and share these wonderful songs done by amazing artists in musical history such include Peggy Lee, Rosemary Clooney, Ella Fitzgerald, and Judy Garland – to name a few - through her own love and appreciation of these masters in their genre. Her interpretation and representation of these artists’ music are an inspiration to listeners of all ages and musical tastes because simply said, “Her shows offer just plain wonderful music and entertainment” for everyone who loves and appreciates great music. Ann performs regularly with her trio, “Ann Mitchell Jazz”, as well as in a duo for a more intimate performance with the legendary pianist, John Gabriele. John has been recognized for his work as both a music teacher/director in the Rochester City School District and as a much sought after pianist in the Rochester area for the past four decades. John, who is an expert in his field, has also written books on music theory and the piano that are still being utilized in curriculum today. Please join the incredible and lovely Ann Mitchell and her amazing accompanist, John Gabriele, for a most memorable evening of music, fun and entertainment that will inspire you and will never be forgotten.