Pops & Jazz Standards on Vocal and Piano
Vocalist Aimee Blackschleger and pianist David Chester are masters of the classic lounge repertoire who provide evenings of light, fun and diverse musical entertainment, as they will do this week at the FCCJ.
An Angeleno now living in Tokyo, David Chester has written the music, lyrics or arrangements for more than 80 originals and English-language versions of J-pop hits, including those recorded by Grammy-winning artists Richard Marx, Roberta Flack and Deniece Williams. He also wrote the official English lyrics for the Okinawan hit "Hana." David has traveled the world as a musician, acts in Japanese commercials, has provided character voices for game software by Sega and Namco, and is an award-winning screenwriter and short filmmaker.
Aimee Blackschleger is a Tokyo based singer/songwriter and recording artist. Aimee has sung back-up for popular recording artists, as well as having written lyrics for several hit video games including Final Fantasy XIII-2. She and David Chester have also performed frequently as a duo at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Midtown.
Together, Aimee and David are sure to provide a double dose of musical fun at this week's Saturday Night Live.
And remember it's FREE. No music charge. No cover charge. It's the best Saturday Nite Deal in all of Yurakucho.
The Entertainment Committee
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June 28 Stephanie Hacker, Contemporary Singer-Pianist-Composer
July 5 Masumi Timson, Classical, Jazz and Pop Music on Koto, Piano and Flute
July 12 Andrea Hopkins and Peter St. Leger, Vocal and Piano Jazz