When singer Kim Nalley utters her final notes on New Year’s Eve, it will mark not only the end of 2012, but the end of the Rrazz Room — at least at the Hotel Nikko. The hotel announced Monday that the venue’s contract would end Dec. 31.
“We wish the Rrazz Room all the best in the future,” general manager Anna Marie Presutti said.
Alas, the feelings are not mutual. Read More
In the world of showbiz, it’s sometimes easy to overlook that the second syllable is short for “business.”
That’s not the case with Kim Nalley, who opens a five-week run at the Rrazz Room on Tuesday with “She Put a Spell on Me” featuring the music of Nina Simone.
The accomplished jazz singer knows all too well what’s involved in keeping the doors open from her years running the club Jazz at Pearl’s, which was not necessarily the career boost people might think. Read More