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May 18, 2002 8:00pm
ail Storm came to our stage tonight from an earlier gig, and she was hot. She stormed onto the keyboard and warmed up the joint..
inger/pianist Gail Storm is a seasoned performer who's roots can be traced to jazz greats Bessy Smith, Louis Jordan and Oscar Peterson. Her style is warm and inviting; she encourages her audience to sing along or dance as the spirit moves them. Gail is a thoroughly honest performer; she can breathe new life into classic women's blues and old jazz numbers. .
he has been a featured performer for women's history month and has been on the staff of the Augusta Heritage Center Music Camp in West Virginia. Gail is a native southerner, but she has chosen to move to Huntington because of its thriving music scene. You may have seen Gail perform with her new band in recent months, exploring new musical avenues.
ail is an engaging and memorable performer and the Hard Luck Café is proud to showcase her talents once again.
Our open mike tonight featured performances by Cathy Kreger, Joshua, Little Stream, Mark Yodice, Linda Sussman, Ramona, Jimmy, Little Toby Walker (the First Prize winner in Memphis as a Solo Acoustic performer at the 2002 International Blues Challenge), Sun and Moon, James O'Malley, and Scott MacDonald.
If you weren't here tonight, you missed one of the very best programs of the year ...