Born in Memphis and raised in Atlanta, Chidebelu-Eze has been rooted deeply in the soil of a rich musical heritage. Her musical credits include being the first-ever vocalist for the North Cobb Jazz Ensemble and founding lead vocalist and songwriter for top requested Christian Jazz quintet,”Invitation,” which includes her husband, father, brother, and a friend. She is also the Praise and Worship leader at Covenant of Peace Church, where jazz is the main genre.
When she’s not singing, Chidebelu-Eze is a soccer mom of two sons while working outside the home as a choreographer, director and theater arts teacher at Elm Street Cultural Arts Village. Her favorite pastimes include pretending to be other people in musical theater and, as a member of the Atlanta Swing Era Dance Association, is an avid swing dancer. She is proud to stand in the “lineup” with The Usual Suspects, she said.
Tickets for Saturday night’s event are $10 in advance online or $12 at the door. Those who bring a can of chunky soup, stew or chili to donate to Papa’s Pantry receive a free drink during intermission.
City Center Stage is located in the Elm Street Cultural Arts Village at 8534 Main St. in Woodstock Visit www.elmstreetarts.org for more information.