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Let Me in Your Life


It's downright cold in Saint Louie, and you've been bundled up with your honey in front of the fireplace for weeks. Sounds a lot like "Love Dancin'," the "Rhythm of Love!" Only, the fuel ran out, and the nearness of your sweetness bred a nasty case of cabin fever. "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy!" "The Writing's on the Wall!" Well, time to get out on the town, and no one better to warm you up than the magnificent Marlena Shaw. The first female vocalist signed to Blue Note records, Ms. Shaw has set the live-performance standard for 40 years, each show following the common thread in jazz and soul, pop and R&B. Jazz at the Bistro (3536 Washington Boulevard; 314-531-1012 or brings the former Count Basie Orchestra singer for four sublime evenings of pure class. Ms. Shaw performs at 8:30 and 10:15 p.m. nightly Wednesday through Saturday (January 31 through February 3). Tickets are $30 to $35.
Jan. 31-Feb. 3