Donna Byrne with Tim Ray (piano), Marshall Wood (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums)
Donna Byrne can take her listeners on a journey down new musical avenues by using a wide range of deep, soulful vocal talents and a true artist’s feel for interpretation and improvisation. Her unforgettable performances have entertained audiences in New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., as well as several tours in Hawaii with the Benny Goodman Tribute Orchestra. And Tony Bennett says, “It doesn’t get any better than this . . .One of the best jazz singers in the country today. She’s the Real McCoy.” Tim Ray, Lyle Lovett’s long-time pianist, has appeared on over 70 recordings with artists as diverse as pop stars Aretha Franklin, Bonnie Raitt, and Soul Asylum and jazz luminaries Phil Woods, Scott Hamilton, Esperanza Spaulding, and Gary Burton. Marshall Wood, who is also Byrne’s husband, has been touring and recording with jazz legend Tony Bennett for the past six years, including two Grammy-winning albums. Over his 35 year career he has performed with notables Anita O’Day, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Williams, Bucky Pizzarelli and Lady Gaga among others. Add in Cape favorite Bart Weisman, on drums, and you’ve got the whole package! Complimentary refreshments.