Lee, Doris

Lee, Doris (b. Embrick)

(1905–86) painter; born in Aledo, Ill. She studied with Ernest Lawson at the Kansas City Art Institute (1928–29), and studied in Paris (1930). She began her work as an abstract painter, but after settling in Woodstock, N.Y., she focused on whimsical American narrative scenes, such as Thanksgiving (1936).
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0844 33 88 222 music Clare Teal's Festive Fiesta Jazz singer Clare will be accompanied by her nine-piece Big Mini Big Band for some seasonal music made famous by the likes of Peggy Lee, Doris Day, Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, Elvis Presley, Nancy Wilson and Ella Fitzgerald.
Thank you Linda Paulic, Debra Collins, Margaret Curley, Denise Ogletree Mc Guinn, Jazmine Hammock, Arvin Operario, Peggy Lee, Doris Bauer, and other members for your dedication and hard work.
Catering for the mainstream vocal fans is Clare Teal paying tribute to the jazz/pop divas like Peggy Lee, Doris Day and Judy Garland (Lichfield Cathedral, July 4), appealing to the jazz/classical crossover crowd is Jan Garbarek with the Hilliard Ensemble (Lichfield Cathedral, July 10) and mixing up jazz with ska, reggae and calypso are Courtney Pine and his House Of Legends band (Lichfield Garrick, July 12).
Clare and her band will take you to a 1950s themed cocktail party of sounds and songs made famous by the likes of Peggy Lee, Doris Day, Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald plus lesser known standards and brand new originals, all delivered with her inimitable style and flair plus a huge dollop of down to earth charm.
Impersonations of Tina Turner, Debbie Harry, Shirley Bassey, Sandie Shaw, Brenda Lee, Doris Day and Shania Twain were all part of the show but the masterstroke was her uncanny ability to be Dusty Springfield.
THE Shirelles, an all-girl vocal quartet from Passaic, New Jersey, consisted of lead singer Shirley Owens, Beverly Lee, Doris Kenner and Addie "Micki" Harris.
By 2000 she had joined touring show That'll be the Day and discovered a natural ability to adapt to the work of Tina Turner, Debbie Harry, Shirley Bassey, Sandie Shaw, Brenda Lee, Doris Day and Dusty.