A Jazzy Musique et Cuisine featuring Lena Seikaly and Steve Herberman

  • January 19, 2018
    7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Join us on Friday, January 19 at 7:00pm as we continue our Musique et Cuisine dinner series at L’Auberge Chez François by welcoming back jazz vocalist and area-native, Lena Seikaly, presenting jazz classics by American and French composers. This intimate musical evening will feature music from the swing era to French gypsy jazz – and much in between – with Lena accompanied by internationally acclaimed jazz guitarist, Steve Herberman.

Lena Seikaly is a fresh voice on the national jazz scene from Washington, D.C. Named “one of Washington’s preeminent jazz singers” and “brightest voices in jazz” (The Washington Post), as well as a “major league young talent in jazz” by Duke Ellington’s biographer, Dr. John Hasse, Lena is already making her mark as both a revivalist of traditional jazz vocals, as well as an innovator in contemporary vocal jazz style. Most recently, she was named one of eleven semi-finalists for the 2015 Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Vocals Competition, and held in LA with an internationally televised competition adjudicated by Al Jarreau, Freddy Cole, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Patti Austin and Luciana Souza.  Both performers have three CDs to their credit and have played to sold-out audiences, including L’Auberge Chez Francois and at various local, national and international venues.

Seasonal Canapés
Côte Mas Crémant de Limoux Brut

L’Auberge Chez Francois’ Lobster Bisque
Crêpe with Chives, Stuffed with a Duxelle of Mushrooms, Tomato Concassé, Madeira Truffle Sauce
Réserve des Rochers Mâcon-Chaintre 2015

Organic Mesclun Salad, Vinaigrette Maison

House-Made Citrus Sorbet

Certified Creekstone Farms Horseradish-Crusted Beef Tenderloin, Seasonal Vegetables
Herbs de Provence-Crusted Maine Halibut, Local Wild Mushroom, Seasonal Vegetables
Domaine Jean Guiton Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2013

Classic Coupe aux Marron
Candied Chestnuts, Housemade Vanillia Ice Cream, Meyers Rum

Gillette’s Locally Roasted Coffee, Assortment of Harney & Sons Fine Teas

excluding tax and gratuities; for a total of $140.00

We are happy to adjust the menu to accommodate guests’ dietary restrictions, please email chezlauberge@aol.com with special requests. Patrons will have the opportunity to purchase the wines at a discounted price.

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