Leanne Araya to Sing Jazz Hits and Brazilian Favorites in Libertyville

Leanne Araya who is known as the “Girl from Ipanema” will perform at the David Adler Music and Arts Center Saturday, April 15. – David Adler Music and Arts Center

With her light, rhythmic bossa nova voice, Chicago native Leanne Araya will bring her love of jazz and Brazilian bossa nova to the David Adler Music and Arts Center on April 15 at 7 p.m.

“Leanne is always a breath of fresh air and we’re delighted to have her return to the Adler Center,” says Molly Bunder, program coordinator for the Adler Center.

Araya has been featured in the Game of Thrones Live Concert, Mattel’s “Barbie in a Christmas Carol” and several times on the Oprah Show for artists such as Seal, Aretha Franklin, and Usher.  She is most strongly influenced by Antonio Jobim, Gal Costa, and Caetano Veloso.  Araya studied jazz at Western Michigan University and sings across Chicago with jazz and bossa nova ensembles. Find out more about her at  www.leannearaya.com .

Book tickets online at www.adlercenter.org.  General Admission is $20. Discounts for students and Adler members.


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