Three singers lead a tour through the history of America’s music

Rose Colella Photo courtesy of Rose Colella
Yve Evans Photo courtesy of Yve Evans
Rose Mallett Photo courtesy of Rose Mallett

The Associates of the Idyllwild Arts Foundation

The influence of women on the evolution of jazz will be highlighted by a special performance presented by the Associates of the Idyllwild Arts Foundation at 2 p.m. on Nov. 9 at the William M. Lowman Concert Hall on the Idyllwild Arts Academy campus.
That Saturday afternoon, Rose Mallett, Yve Evans and Rose Colella’s show “Women of Jazz” will raise money to support scholarships for the music students of the Idyllwild Arts Academy. You can get tickets at to hear these sensational jazz vocalists perform with the Idyllwild Arts Academy’s jazz students and faculty.
“Women of Jazz” will include Mallett’s one-woman show “The Songs of Sarah,” a tribute to the incomparable Sarah Vaughan, which Mallett premiered in New York City last summer.
She will be joined on stage by Evans, who started performing at age six and has played around the world, and by Colella, fresh from her New York debut at the legendary Feinstein’s/54 Below and from the release of her much anticipated album, “Cocktail.”
Colella, who recently taught master classes at Northwestern University and Roosevelt University, will bring all of her mastery to a memorable afternoon of collaboration with Mallett and Evans.
General admission tickets are $25 per person. A VIP ticket package for $50 per person includes preferred seating at the front of the hall and an invitation to a meet and greet reception after the show.
Tickets and sponsorships are available at You can also buy tickets by mailing a check payable to The Associates/Jazz to P.O. Box 303, Idyllwild, CA 92549.
The Associates of the Idyllwild Arts Foundation was established in 1968 as a nonprofit corporation with a mission to support the arts and students of the Idyllwild Arts Academy and Summer Program. The Associates have donated $2.2 million to the Idyllwild Arts scholarship funds, as well as countless volunteer hours. Learn more about the Associates at and more about Idyllwild Arts Academy at