It's often said that Georgia is fertile ground for an abundance of outstanding homegrown and transplanted talent. Vocalist Rhonda Thomas is a well-respected Atlanta based artist who has shined brightly in a solo setting, and in tandem with the likes of Issac Hayes, India Arie and more. She is also one of the founding members of the critically acclaimed group, Jiva and continues to work closely with former bandmates Alex Lattimore and Khari Simmons.
Rhonda's latest effort, Little Drummer Girl, is certainly a labor of love filled with a mixture of soul-drenched jazzy tinged favorites and original tunes. She even shares the mic on a couple of fun duets with Alex Lattimore on the classic "Baby It's Cold Outside" and Eric Roberson on the original tune, "Mistletoe".
Tune in for tonight's edition of The Jazz Spot to hear her conversation with me as she shares her inspiration for this project and more!
Support our Georgia Artists!
Little Drummer Girl
CD Release Concert
8:00 PM, Friday, December 21, 2012
The Southwest Arts Center
915 New Hope Road
Atlanta, GA 30331
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