Julian Fleisher and Friends Perform at Franklin Stage
| August 23, 2019
Jazz singer (and many other things)
Julian Fleisher is presenting three performances at Franklin Stage on Labor Day weekend, along with guitarist Pete Smith. He talks to us by phone about his many projects, including a podcast series, and his love for singing a wide range of music.
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