Janet Klein for Valentines

Feb 7, 2010

Janet Klein with Parlor Boy Ian Whitcomb on accordian

We can think of few better ways to make your Valentine’s heart go pitter-pat than to take him or her to the Coffee Gallery on Valentine’s night to see Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys, who perform “Obscure, Naughty and Lovely Tunes of the 1910s, ’20s and ’30s.” Led by acclaimed Altadena music historian and writer Ian Whitcomb, the Boys are a crack bunch of musicians who keep the tempo swinging and the mood lively. Expect a saucy, sexy, totally fun night of Tin Pan Alley, ragtime, early hot jazz, vaudeville…. and perhaps a Yiddish novelty tune or a bit of romantic Italian music.

Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys
Sunday, February 14th, 7 p.m.
The Coffee Gallery Backstage
2029 N. Lake Ave., Altadena
Tickets $20; call 626.689.4144 for reservations



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