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Friday Jazz at the High presents Rhonda Thomas on 3/15 at 6pm

Join Jazz 91.9 WCLK and the High Museum of Art TONIGHT from 6pm until 10pm for Friday Jazz. This month's featured artist is award-winning vocalist Rhonda Thomas. In addition to the music, Friday Jazz patrons will get to enjoy the following exhibitions Truth Told Slant: Contemporary Photography and Hear Me Now: The Black Potters of Old Edgefield, South Carolina.

Rhonda Thomas was a featured soloist and background vocalist for Isaac Hayes for 11 years before his untimely passing. Rhonda served in that capacity while remaining extremely focused on elevating her solo musical career. Issac Hayes wholeheartedly supported Rhonda’s desire to spread her wings musically. He commented, “Her voice has a wide range. She has the quality, vocal timbre and vibrato of Denise Williams when she goes high. There are a lot of vocal sounds in this young woman. Jazz-wise she can scat too!” Additionally, in Isaac Hayes’ review of “Breathe New Life” he further expressed, “WOW, a human voice singing songs of substance… Hats off to production, musicianship, arrangement, vocals and don’t miss the lyrics, it’s a breath of fresh air.”

 A New York City native and Atlanta, GA resident who performs nationally and internationally, Rhonda’s natural talent, professional drive, and amazing charisma have landed her in the presence of greatness many times and has opened numerous doors for her. She has performed or shared the stage with Luther Vandross, Roberta Flack, The String Cheese Incident, Roy Ayers, Frank McComb, Dwele, Eric Roberson, Avery Sunshine and Sam Moore (of the legendary duo Sam and Dave) just to name a few. With her enchanting voice, Rhonda has stamped her name on the hearts of all that have witnessed her singing live.

Friday Jazz at the High is hosted by WCLK's very own Jamal Ahmad. Click here for tickets!