Local jazz favorite Pam Van Dyke Crosby lights up the Jazz Depot stage celebrating friends and family. A native Oklahoman, Pam began her career singing jazz in New York City, performing in a band that included pianist Duke Jordan and bassist Keeter Betts. While in NYC, Pam also performed as the featured “girl singer” for the Sammy Kaye Orchestra, and has toured the southwest United States with extended engagements in Texas, Louisiana, Missouri,Arkansas, and Nebraska.
As a local jazz favorite, Pam has been a featured performer in numerous regional jazz festivals, benefits such as Divas for H.O.P.E, Follies Review, Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame concerts, and the Summerstage Festival at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.
The show is going to consist of performances by several of Pam’s fellow jazz artists , friends and family, plus the stage will be graced by the Queen herself…What a wonderful way to celebrate the birthday of Tulsa’s reigning Queen of Jazz!
The celebration is at The Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, 111 E First, Upper Level. Sunday, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.Purchase your tickets at the door or call Bettie Downing at (918) 281-8609. Members and Seniors enjoy discounted ticket prices at $10.00 each. General Admission tickets are only $15.00 or $20.00 for Reserved Table Seating. High school and middle school students admitted for only $5.00.
The event is a part of the Jazz Hall’s Spring Concert Series. Free covered parking.