Nora York — an adventurous jazz singer and genre-crossing performance artist — lit up the stage at last year’s TED salon with her stunning original song, “What I Want” (watch it now on TED.com). She returns to the New York stage this week with STACKED! : a retrospective evening of her hybrid and recombinant musical works. York will take us on a musical treasure hunt through her world, where Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrx, Verdi and York converse and surprise. Performance at Joe’s Pub, Thursday May 3rd at 7PM. TEDsters will surely be in the house (Tickets available online.)
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