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OnStage brings Grammy-winning jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves to Connecticut College Oct. 24

NEW LONDON, Conn. - OnStage at Connecticut College presents Dianne Reeves: Strings Attached featuring Russell Malone and Romero Lubambo on Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium. Reeves' unique jazz and R&B vocals have gained her world acclaim, and she is considered to be one of the most important jazz singers of all time. Reeves made history when she won her third consecutive Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Performance in 2003, a Grammy first in any vocal category. She also won a fourth Grammy in 2006.

Reeves has successfully managed to cross over into the mainstream, and has gained a huge following. Her work has been featured in various films and television shows, such as "Good Night, and Good Luck" and "Sex and the City." Her most recent album, "When You Know," is considered by critics to be equally as impressive as her past recordings.

"'When You Know' is simply great, subtle music for grown ups," BBC's Nick Reynolds razed. "Reeves is blessed with a voice that has a beautiful, clear tone and phenomenal range." Tickets are $28, $24 and $20 for general admission, $25, $21.50 and $18 for seniors and $14, $12 and $10 for students.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or call (860) 439-ARTS. OnStage at Connecticut College is presented with support from Citizens Bank, Chubb Federal Insurance Company, The Day and Charter Oak Credit Union.

About Connecticut College

Situated on the coast of southern New England, Connecticut College is a highly selective private liberal arts college with 1900 students from all across the country and throughout the world. On the college's 750-acre arboretum campus overlooking Long Island Sound, students and faculty create a vibrant social, cultural and intellectual community enriched by diverse perspectives. The college, founded in 1911, is known for its unique combination of interdisciplinary studies, international programs, funded internships, student-faculty research and service learning.

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October 15, 2009