Oak Park Arms

Jazz Vocalist Libby York

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Oak Park Arms

Jazz Vocalist Libby YorkThe Monday Night Concert Series features Libby York at 7 p.m. Monday, May 21, at the Oak Park Arms retirement community, 408 S. Oak Park Ave. The event is free and open to the public.

Vocalist Libby York, a Chicago-born chanteuse, will perform classic jazz standards accompanied by Russ Philips on trombone and Jeremy Kahn on piano. She has released several critically acclaimed recordings.

York graduated from the American University in Washington, D.C., and she was musically influenced early on by her parents who each played piano. Other inspiring performers included Frank Sinatra, Johnny Mercer, George Gershwin, and Rosemary Clooney.

The New York Times said: “A jazz singer of cool composure and artful subtlety…”

The Monday Night Concert Series, which is free and open to the public, is dedicated to presenting small ensembles, primarily solos, duos and trios.

The Oak Park Arms is a rental retirement community that provides independent and assisted living apartments and a full schedule of activities and services. Furnished apartments are also available for a short-term stay – a weekend, a week, a month or longer.

All Monday Night Concert Series performances are free and open to the public. For more information, call 708-386-4040.