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“Memorial to Vocalist Myrna Lake, February 21 at Saint Peter’sChurch”

January 25, 2011

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From: Jazz Promo Services

"Memorial to Vocalist Myrna Lake, February 21 at Saint Peter’s Church"

Jazz Vocalist Myrna Lake died November 5, 2010, from complications of heart disease. She had a defibrillator and in

the past year or two, received excellent care in the hands of her son Louis.  Myrna sang at Small’s right

up until the moment that she couldn’t continue. Myrna sang in Jimmy Butts’ Sunday brunch band at Cajun

Restaurant for many years. She taught at Jazzmobile. She had a large following and was considered by

musicians as one of the finest, most natural and talented singers around. She was a genius of song.

  The memorial service for Myrna Lake will be held Monday, February 21, at 7:15 pm at Saint Peter’s

Church, 54th Street between Lexington Ave and 3rd Ave., New York. Lots of help is needed with

organizing food, photos, video, recordings of Myrna, as well as someone to bring a guest book, sit at the door, stage

hands, refreshments, production of written program. And more. Please contact Carol Sudhalter sudsaxter@gmail.com or 917 667 5331 or

through facebook, and tell as many folks as possible, especially those who are older and may not have

access to email.

   If you have a sentence of tribute you would like to write about her, please send it to me and I will compile

all of them as an insert for the written program.

Thank you.

Carol Sudhalter
917 667 5331
Facebook.com/carolsudhalter (click on Friends of Myrna Lake group on my page)

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