NH Jazz Presents Vocalist Chris Humphrey Thursday April 12, 8 p.m.

LACONIA — NH Jazz will present jazz vocalist Chris Humphrey and his group on April 12 at 8 p.m. at Pitman's Freight Room, located at 94 New Salem Street in Laconia.

A jazz vocalist whose primary focus is the use of the voice as an instrument, Humphrey is an improviser and composer as well as an interpreter of song. He is a veteran jazz singer, having worked with Denon recording artists The Ritz, and the vocal jazz quintet Vocalease.

Humphrey has performed at the Blue Note jazz ...

LACONIA — NH Jazz will present jazz vocalist Chris Humphrey and his group on April 12 at 8 p.m. at Pitman's Freight Room, located at 94 New Salem Street in Laconia.

A jazz vocalist whose primary focus is the use of the voice as an instrument, Humphrey is an improviser and composer as well as an interpreter of song. He is a veteran jazz singer, having worked with Denon recording artists The Ritz, and the vocal jazz quintet Vocalease.

Humphrey has performed at the Blue Note jazz clubs in New York, Tokyo, Jakarta, and Fukuoka, Japan and has appeared at numerous festivals throughout the United States and abroad. His CD "Nothing but Blue Sky" has just been released on Cadence Jazz Records, and he is a finalist in the Jazzmobile Vocal Jazz Competition taking place this summer and fall in New York City.

Humphrey will perform at the Freight Room with trumpeter Trent Austin, saxophonist David Wells, pianist Ryan Parker, bassist Keala Kaumeheiwa, and drummer Les Harris.

Admission $12 (doors at 7:15). All shows are general admission. Seating is limited after 8pm. BYOB. NH Jazz shows have a listening policy which prohibits talking, and use of texting devices, cell phones, video/ audio recording, laptops, gaming units, and cameras.

For information call the NH Jazz office (603) 267-5387 during business hours or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Upcoming NH Jazz Shows: 4.16 Brian Friedland Big Band (Boston's New Jazz Orchestra); 4.19 Teri Roiger, Kevin Harris, John Menegon & Yoron Isreal (Sultry);  4.21 Special Saturday Show: Sofferman's Neti Pot w/ George Garzone (Modern & Hip); 4.23 Chris Bakriges (Romantic VT Pianist & Composer);  4.26 Kenny Werner (International Jazz Piano Legend); 4.30 Trio Balkan Strings (Guitar Family from Serbia); 5.03 Benny Sharoni (Master Saxophonist from Israel); 5.07 Freese Bros Big Band (NH's Own Jazz Orchestra); 5.10 Todd Clouser's Love Electric feat. Steven Bernstein (Funky Jazz); 5.14 Gerry Beaudoin (Straight Ahead Jazz Guitar)

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Chris Humphrey (Courtesy photo)