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Portsmouth vineyard jazzes it up for kids

By   /  February 21, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Amelie Wing (right) found a new friend and dance partner when she twirled around and around with Ella Cambio. Both girls are 3.

PORTSMOUTH — “Flash, bam, alacazam!” About a dozen kids danced in front of vocalist Tish Adams, shouting out part of the chorus for “Orange Colored Sky,” a 1950 hit for Nat King Cole, inside the crowded tasting room at Greenvale Vineyards Thursday afternoon. While they were dancing, singing and making new friends — 3-year-olds Ella Cambio […]

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Jazz on a winter’s day in Portsmouth

By   /  February 22, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Jazz vocalist Tish Adams reaches for a high note.

PORTSMOUTH — Ask Nancy Parker Wilson why Jazz for Kids is so special to her and she may get choked up a little. “It was our first jazz program. It’s very sentimental,” Greenvale Vineyard‘s general manager said of the 14th annual event, in which musicians introduce children to jazz standards — and play a few tunes kids already know […]

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