Green Diamond Zephyr
A tribute to the Great American Song Book by the Green Diamond Zephry.
The Green Diamond Zephyr was named after passenger trains of the 1930’s. Just as trains move people from place to place, so does the music of the Great American Songbook with hits by Cole Porter, Rogers and Hammerstein, and a distinguished line of composers.
Green Diamond Zephyr is a quartet that provides a performance of music ranging from the 1920’s to the 1930’s based on the Great American Songbook. The Great American Songbook represents the popular music that came out American theater and stage performance. Many of the songs are vocal in nature and include beautiful blues and jazz standards. While not commonly heard today, the majority of the songs should be recognizable to most people in the audience. Songs such as Yes Sir, That’s My Baby, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Sunnyside of the Street, Bye Bye Blackbird are among audience favorites.
Green Diamond Zephyr is comprised of professional local musicians: Kevin Richards, guitar; Sheela Das, vocals/flute/ukulele; Dan Bailey, keyboard/piano; and George Lee, Acoustic Bass.