Thanksgiving Series comes to Thrasher featuring jazz greats Nancy King & Steve Christofferson
She’s been called everything from a “cult figure” and an “uncompromising artist” to what legendary jazz guitarist Herb Ellis calls “the greatest living jazz singer.” Nancy King is one of the few improvisers in vocal jazz to master the lexicon, and she’ll bring her remarkable voice and idiosyncratic jazz stylings to the stage of the historic Thrasher Opera House on Friday, November 28 at 7:30 p.m. with pianist/composer Steve Christofferson, as part of our annual “Thanksgiving Series: Bringing the outside into our Community,” hosted by
King began her career in the
Christofferson excels at one of the most valuable, but not the most glamorous, jobs in music: accompanying singers. He plays piano with exemplary depth and warmth, and creates his signature sound by doubling on melodica, which he makes a surprisingly poignant tool for improvisation as well as for lead lines.
Tickets for this special fifth annual holiday concert are only $20 and available at the Thrasher office, Knowledge Emporium, Green Lake Bank (
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of