BRUNSWICK – Vocalist Tracey MacLean, a Brunswick native, will be featured in a concert, “A Swell Harvest from the Great American Song Book,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, in the Unitarian Universalist Church.

She will be joined by guitarist Mark Kleinhaut of Topsham; pianist Jeff Auger of Portsmouth, N.H.; drummer Gary Gemitti of Limerick; and bassist Cassidy Holden of Lewiston.

It will include some hard-driving blues (“Middle Aged Woman Blues” and “Big Fat Daddy” are repeated requests), jazzy swing arrangements (such as “Almost Like Being in Love”) and ballads (such as “Nature Boy”). Instrumental selections and original songs will also be part of the mix.

In recent years, MacLean has played in much of southwest Florida, performing in jazz clubs, hotels and country clubs, including a steady engagement at The Ritz-Carlton at Vanderbilt Beach resort in Naples and Ellington’s in Fort Myers. She recently relocated back to Maine to be close to family and friends. MacLean is looking forward to having some fun with her Maine audiences in her ability to do some risky (and sometimes risqué) melodical storytelling, says a spokesman.

MacLean and Kleinhaut performed regularly as a duo in the ’90s at events such as the Maine Festival, plus opening for national acts like Madeline Peyroux.

Kleinhaut’s lyrical approach to the guitar is the perfect complement to MacLean’s warm and soulful voice, says the spokesman.

Apple pie and hot cider will be served at intermission.

The Unitarian Universalist Church is at 15 Pleasant St.

Tickets are $14 at the door or $12 in advance,with an advance ticket discounted price of $10 for seniors and students. Tickets are available at Macbeans Music on Maine Street in Brunswick, 729-6513. People can call 721-0958 for more information or to reserve tickets.


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