Shahida NurullahVocalist and music instructor Shahida Nurullah will perform Wednesday at Aretha’s Jazz Café in Detroit.

Jazz instructor to grace Music Hall stage

Jazz vocalist and UWindsor instructor Shahida Nurullah will perform at Aretha’s Jazz Café at the Music Hall in Detroit with Ben Rosenblum and Jaribu Shahid on Wednesday, Feb. 22.

Deeply steeped in the generations of great jazz and blues that centres the rich musical legacy of Detroit, Nurullah is one of the Motor City’s premier jazz vocalists. She has performed at the Detroit International Jazz Festival, as a guest vocalist with the Preservation Hall Band at Preservation Hall New Orleans, and with the Windsor Symphony Orchestra in a concert of standards from the “American Songbook.”

Pianist Ben Rosenblum and bassist Jaribu Shahid will accompany Nurullah.

Wednesday’s show opens at 8 p.m.; information and tickets are available by visiting the Jazz Café Detroit website.