Theatrical facial expressions and expressive gesticulations take jazz vocalist Annie Sellick’s onstage storytelling abilities over the top, transforming each song into a personal conversation with the crowd. The performer — part musician, part impromptu actress — is truly living every lyric as she sings. The Hot Club of Nashville, which infuses 1930s and ’40s jazz classics with “fiery guitar and violin soloing,” according to a band release, will join Sellick for a set of original tunes and Django Reinhardt-inspired covers this weekend. The troupe performs its “gypsy swing with a twist of Nashville” at White Horse Black Mountain on Saturday, April 25, at 8 p.m. $15/$18. whitehorseblackmountain.com. Photo courtesy of the artists
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