Dinner Show- Maria Howell presents "Ladies of Song" with The Noel Freidline Band

03/26/2016 7 pm

An Evening with the Fabulous Maria Howell


Best known for her role as the choir soloist in the 1985 Oscar-nominated film The Color Purple, Maria Howell is a captivating, dynamic performer, combining an endearing stage presence with a musicality rarely heard in vocalists.  She has an innate ability to establish “instant rapport” with an audience.  A Gastonia, NC native, and now residing in Los Angeles, Howell has been known to leave audiences mesmerized with her powerful, sultry, smooth voice, mixing R&B, gospel and soul into her renditions of jazz classics.


As an actress Howell has appeared in the feature films “The Color Purple,” “The Hunger Games” “The Blind Side” as well TV’s “Revolution” and “Devious Maids.”  As a vocalist Maria has shared the stage with Ray Charles, Najee, George Howard, Ramsey Lewis, George Benson, Nancy Wilson, and Marvin Hamlisch among others.


Honoring some of her favorite “Ladies of Song” Howell will be joined by the Noel Freidline Quartet as she pays tribute to such legends as Nancy Wilson, Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee, Carole King and Aretha Franklin.


Maria will be joined by the Noel Freidline Trio.   

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