Jazz vocalist and quartet take arts center stage Saturday night
Edye Evans-Hyde will perform Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey. Also performing will be the jazz quartet Mind's Eye. (Courtesy photo / January 9, 2013)
Evans-Hyde is the 2011 West Michigan Jazz Society Musician of the Year and has been singing jazz, blues and pop music for more than 30 years in west Michigan, Los Angeles, Asia and Europe.
She has shared the stage with world renowned blues singer Linda Hopkins, pop singer Michael Bolton, Maria Muldaur, actress Connie Stevens, the late Ray Charles and Cuban trumpet player Arturol Sandoval.
Along with several notable theatrical performances, Evans-Hyde has also appeared with The Grand Rapids Symphony and The West Shore Symphony performing songs from her CDs "Girl Talk" and "Lady with A Song." Her latest CD is "Magic in His Eyes."
Mind's Eye has performed at the Montreux International, Detroit/Montreux/Ford, and Flint/King Cobra jazz festivals. The jazz quartet has four recordings and their CDs will be available for purchase at Saturday's performance.
Tickets are available online at www.crookedtree.org or by calling (231) 347-4337.