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Sweet Jazz: Jessica Lee and Hugo Cruz

Sweet Jazz: Jessica Lee and Hugo Cruz


June 7, 2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Event Type

Join us at Club Thaw for Sweet Jazz! This concert will be held off-site in Bell Acres located at Club Thaw Address provided in confirmation email.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Limited tickets available, seating is first come, first serve.

Music will be from 7-9 p.m.

The Merrie Chef will be on-site selling meals, and you can also preorder your meal in advance. Choose from an assortment of charcuterie, crudité, salads, wraps, and dessert. The Merrie Chef will have everything packaged and ready for you to pick up at the venue before the concert begins. Please specify which Friday in June you will be attending when you check out. Orders must be received by the Wednesday before the concert. Click here to see the full menu and order.


About the band

Jessica Lee is an American Jazz & Blues singer with a unique voice influenced by Jazz, Blues, Rhythm & Blues and Inspirational music. She performs “Classic,” “Contemporary” and “Crossover” Jazz & Blues, and has produced shows with innovative, customized themes for charity performances and for concerts at theaters, festivals, jazz & blues clubs, arts centers and country & urban clubs throughout the country. Jessica has had the pleasure of writing, recording and performing with wonderfully talented musicians, including a long collaboration with guitar great Mark Strickland and with some of her favorite Jazz mentors.

Hugo Alexander Cruz Machado is a Cuban-born, award-winning, drummer and composer who has performed internationally, including South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Mexico, Chile, Venezuela, and the United States. Hugo is the leader of the jazz fusion music group Caminos, who have made appearances at the Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival 2019, Pittonkatonk music fest in Pittsburgh, Fábrica de Artes in Havana, Cuba, First Night Pittsburgh 2020, East Liverpool Jazz Festival, City of Asylum, The Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust events (Greer Cabaret Theater Backstage Bar, Trust Oasis), Pittsburgh Playhouse, The Frick Museum, the headliner of Indiana PA Jazz Festival, Con Alma, Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, Summer at the Station for The Equity Impact Center and Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation, Three Rivers Casino of Pittsburgh, Mattress Factory for the Pittsburgh Music Chamber event, Thunderbird Cafe’ and Music Hall, Jazz on the Steps, Back Yard Downtown of Pittsburgh, Monroeville Jazz Festival.