I've been hibernating over the winter holidays, working on a capella chorus music, and it's time to get back out and about. If you're looking for something to do before the Super Bowl this Sunday - and would like to support a local Botetourt County gem - come out to the Buchanan Theater on Saturday March 3rd - at 3 o'clock. I'll be presenting a show of my favorite American Songbook standards. Tickets $6 at the door. Also - please sign up for notifications from my facebook pag
I've been working wih some great new arrangements from Alan McPike - including After You've Gone, Cry Me a River, Fly Me to The Moon, 'Round Midnight, Sway, and many more. Check out the Songs page to see the ever-expanding list of repertoire. Fun times! Hope to see you soon at Beliveau Estate, or another upcoming public event. Or - I'm taking bookings now for private events, cocktail hour, and weddings. See you soon. Celie #Jazz #CocktailHour #Wedding #Spring
Happy Holidays and a Merry Christmas everyone! It's been a great year for me and my music and I hope it's brought a lot of joy to a lot of folks. Music is my go-to feel-good medicine, and it always lifts my spirit! One last gig for me this year is coming up. I'll be having fun for the New Year's at Veranda Bistro this December 31st, so come out and enjoy some wonderful food at this great restaurant. They serve Italian and Greek specalties, and everything is delicious! 'm perf
So, I'm indoors updating my website and realizing what a terrible bloggess I am. But, since singing is my forte, that's OK! I've been polishing up some holiday selections and am busy with private events and taking some time to gear up for the new year. How about you? I hope to see you soon. We've got a big "Sing Fest" coming up at Beliveau Estate Winery on December 21st. This is one of my favorite places to visit, whether I'm performing, or visiting and enjoying their wonderf
Sunday, October 12th between 1 and 4PM come and sample local Virginia wines and enjoy great jazz standards. I'll be vocalizing, and you'll be socializing! Can't wait to see who comes. The Williamson Road Area Business Association (WRABA) is hosting the event. Come on out! ~Celie #winefestival #jazz #celie #veranabistro
Too early? Nah, I don't think so...
I'm polishing my holiday songs for you and booking Christmas parties now!
To get you in the spirit, here's a great animated video featuring the fabulous vocals of Ella Fitzgerald #jazz #christmas #party #entertainment #booking #vocalist #roanoke
End of summer means beginning of new repertoire! I'm excited about some new songs that I'm adding to my sets in the next couple of weeks. I have the following new songs on the'burner' and welcome your input. All I Do Is Dream of You All of Me (John Legend) Comes Love I Wish You Love (Que Reste-t-il de Nos Amours?) Stormy Weather The Sunny Side of The Street The Way You Look Tonight Them There Eyes Do you have any favorites that you want me to perform? Keep singin' Celie #jazz
It's been so wonderful getting to know new folks and reconnecting with old friends this summer. Thanks for singing along and chatting and spending time with me. I thought it'd be great to get your input on where you would like to hear and see me perform. Do you have a favorite laid back venue? Maybe a restaurant, bar, or winery where you like to spend time and where you think my music will fit just right?
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Spring, 2014 By popular demand, Celie will be entertaining wine lovers at Beliveau Estate in Montgomery County, Virginia, most Sunday afternoons through August! Join Celie at Beliveau Estate for fabulous wines and beautiful scenery. Bring a picnic, or order food on site from gourmet selections, and enjoy with the wine and smooth jazz tunes... "Sundays with Celie" 3 PM - 5 PM Beliveau Estate, Blacksburg, Virginia June 1, 8, 22 July 6, 13, 20 August 10, 17, 24, 31 Beliveau Est