Curtis Stigers at Jazz Bakery's Movable Feast Series at Kirk Douglas Theatre

Redbeard Simmons uploaded this event on December 3, 2012

Where

Kirk Douglas Theatre
Jazz Bakery's Movable Feast Series

9820 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA
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(213) 628-2772

When

Sun, January 13, 2013
8pm

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ONE SHOW ONLY! STARTS PROMPTLY AT 8PM!

Curtis Stigers, the early-90s pop star from Idaho who devoted himself to jazz when middle-age and the millennium arrived, ought to be the kind of comfort-zone artist that annoys the jazz hardcore – but he isn’t. Stigers sings lost-love songs, plays a little bluesy tenor sax, and winds up his sets with his old hit singles (like the 1992 soul-swinger You’re All That Matters to Me) that he knows a big percentage of his listeners have come to hear. But his respect for good lyrics, self-deprecating gags and shrewd use of his sidemen’s improv skills make him an artist of genuine class and laconic charm, if not a trailblazer. Stigers’s current tour promotes his new album Let’s Go Out Tonight – a programme he clearly regards as uncannily autobiographical, even though it’s his first in almost a decade without a single self-penned song....

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