From Paul de Barros’ Friday column in the Seattle Times:
Bake’s Place, the cozy Issaquah supper club recently picked by Down Beat magazine as one of the nation’s top 100 jazz spots, kicks off 2008 with a dandy new concept — “Visiting Songbirds.”
The series starts Saturday with Northwest favorite Nancy King and continues with a string of first-rate vocalists, mostly from outside the club’s usual Northwest reach.
Portland-based King is a legend among other singers and a familiar face on the West Coast. Recently, her international profile has begun to rise, with a live album at New York’s Jazz Standard and career nudges from the late Ray Brown and Karrin Allyson.
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