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Claire Dickson and her duo, Arlington, MA, 14 Jun, 2012

Claire Dickson and her duo. June 14, 7:00pm Flora Restaurant, 190 Mass. Ave. Arlington, MA No cover, reservations recommended Claire will be performing with pianist Michael McLaughlin, composer and teacher at Tufts University who has performed at the Berlin Jazz Festival, New York Jazz Festival and the Bell Atlantic Jazz Festival with Naftule’s Dream; and bassist Greg Loughman, who has performed with Curtis Fuller, Sheila Jordan, and Ray Santisi. florarestaurant.com, clairedicksonmusic.com “It is simply amazing, Dickson’s melody and improvisation sense at such a young age.” –Will Sostre, Jazz Times (US) “She is without question a singer to look out for, not just now but for the next several decades… Claire displays startling maturity of purpose and understanding.” –Bruce Crowther, Swing2Bop.com, Jazz Journal (UK) “This 14-year-old jazz vocal phenom does not sing silly songs! …She has the courage to share her dream, the attitude of a seasoned professional and she must be applauded and encouraged for the pride, joy of spirit, infectious enthusiasm and tremendous talent which she has brought to a monumentally challenging task. She is a talent to watch, and as her voice matures, only the sky can limit what she can achieve as a jazz vocalist.” -C.J.Bond, Jazmusic.com

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