Chicago Blues Mamas’ Nellie Tiger Travis – mentored by and friend of the "queen of the blues" the beloved late Koko TaylorandHolle Thee Maxwell – dubbed the “queen of entertaining entertainers’ by the Cannes Musical Festival, France. An Orman Music Group and LJet Productions presentation.
Two of The Chicago’s Blues Mamas -- international powerhouse queens of the blues and entertainers -- Nellie Tiger Travis and Holle Thee Maxwell will perform at the Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conference (APAP 2013) showcasing the best of the blues plus a selection of songs from musical icons Billie Holiday and Koko Taylor on Sunday, January 13 at The New York Hilton, 1335 Avenue of the Americas for sets at 7:00, 7:45 and 10:30 pm backed up by Michael Packer's Blues Band. APAP Showcase Booth 112, Level 2, Morgan Suite. Attendees, spectators and patrons will be treated to a powerful musical retrospective of the great women of the blues then and now bringing to the forefront their journeys and contributions to the music that evolved into Rock 'n Roll, Soul and R&B.
Sunday, January 13th Performances at 7PM, 7:45PM and 10:30PM
The Chicago Blues Mamas Red Hot! (featuring Nellie Tiger Travis and Holle Thee Maxwell)
APAP Conference (the Association of Performing Arts Presenters)
The New York Hilton, 1335 Avenue of the Americas
2nd Floor, Morgan Suite, APAP Showcase Booth 112
Additional NYC Performances: bringing a bit of the Windy City to The 55 Bar and The Harlem Renaissance of Paris Blues
Holle Thee Maxwell with the Michael Packer Blues Band
55 Christopher St, NYC 212.929.9883
Nellie Tiger Travis and Holle Thee Maxwell
The Harlem Renaissance of Paris Blues Club
2021 Adam Clayton Powell Junior Blvd.
*Both Divas have a relationship with Paris (not the one in Harlem, but the one in France!) Holle spent many years at her own club, Maxwell's Café' in Paris and toured through La Ville-Lumiere (the City of Light) with Jazz impresario Jimmy Smith and R & B Legend Ike Turner. Nellie has a large fan base in Paris and recently returned from a private performance, which she does annually for The L’Oreal cosmetics company.
For more information Contact: Lynn Orman Weiss @ 847.452.6469
Fran Allen-Leake @ 312.405.4335