DECEMBER 19, 2014
Holiday shows and jazz have a long-standing relationship, from Louis Armstrong to Duke Ellington, and to Vince Guaraldi’s classic, Charlie Brown. Tonight we celebrate the holiday season with a star-studded cast of award-winning performers
Ramsey Lewis: NEA Jazz Master, multiple Grammy awardee, host of Legends of Jazz PBS TV series is a true legend of jazz. A pianist and composer, he is often referred to as "The Great Performer.”
Gregory Porter: Grammy winning vocalist, NPRr’s album of the year!!! …“Strong and Mightily Good,” says the New York Times…. “Shot Through with Gospel, Blues and R&B,” adds The Wall Street Journal.
And joining tonight’s celebration is Miss Lisa Fischer, Grammy-winner and star of the Academy Award winning film, “20 Feet From Stardom.” Lisa has been featured with the Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin, Luther Vandross, Sting and many more. Tonight she joins our JAZZ ROOTS celebration.
The Arsht Center celebrates the holidays with three very special Grammy winners!