Legacy of Jazz Series
Tickets for our upcoming December jazz performances are now on sale. The Legacy of Jazz Series is produced and curated by Christian Tamburr and presented with official piano sponsor Ruggero Piano.
December 8 – 8:00 pm
La Vida es Musica
Dominick Farinacci, Michael Ward-Bergeman & Christian Tamburr
Come experience the beautiful rhythms of Latin jazz from Brazil, Argentina and beyond. Music icon Quincy Jones says of Dominick Farinacci’s playing, “This kid is 360 degrees!” Dominick was named Global Ambassador to Jazz at Lincoln Center by Wynton Marsalis.
Michael Ward-Bergeman’s sensitive and creative approach to music has led to performances and collaborations with world-class musicians and composers from across a wide range of genres. He has performed at Harvard Business School with Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble. Ward-Bergeman has had a working relationship with composer Osvaldo Golijov for over a decade. His work with the hyper-accordion (an acoustic accordion with extended range and expressive capabilities of his own design) has been featured in many of Golijov’s compositions.
Christian Tamburr is a world-renowned composer, arranger, pianist and concert producer with performances in over 75 countries. He is the music director of the Legacy of Jazz Series, presented by official piano sponsor Ruggero Piano.
December 15 – 6:00 pm & 8:30 pm
My Favorite Things Holiday Songs
Shana Tucker & The Christian Tamburr Trio
International recording artist, vocalist and cellist Shana Tucker brings her unique genre of ChamberSoul to your favorite holiday songs. Experience stylized arrangements melding jazz, R&B and storytelling of holiday favorites such as: “We Three Kings,” “Let it Snow,” “Dreaming of a White Christmas,” “Jingle Bells,” “The Christmas Song,” “My Favorite Things” and more.
The performance features pianist and musical director Christian Tamburr along with his trio, Billy Thornton on bass and Al Sergel on drums, as they play a festive set of joyful holiday classics sung by one of the country’s top voices.
A sought-after collaborator, Shana also performs and records with legendary jazz saxophonist and composer Bennie Maupin, jazz flutist and composer Nicole Mitchell, and Grammy-nominated NuSoul collective, The Foreign Exchange. Christian Tamburr is a world-renowned composer, arranger, pianist and concert producer with performances in over 75 countries.
The public on-sale date for our Winter Series is: Some Enchanted Evening, Dec. 16. at noon, and The Great American Crooners, Dec. 16 at noon.
February 10, 2024 – 8:00 pm
Some Enchanted Evening
Jane Monheit & The Christian Tamburr Trio
Jane Monheit is a jazz and adult contemporary vocalist with a deep passion for the Great American Songbook. Come enjoy her perform the music of Rogers & Hammerstein.
With many highly acclaimed solo albums and more than two decades of international touring experience, Jane has had the privilege of making music with some of the greatest musicians in jazz.
By age 22, Jane was working with legends such as Tommy Flanagan, Ron Carter, and Kenny Barron, recording her first albums, and touring the planet. This led to collaborations with jazz luminaries such as Terence Blanchard, Ivan Lins, Tom Harrell, John Pizzarelli, Christian McBride, Vince Mendoza, Jorge Calandrelli, and many more.
Jane has appeared on David Letterman, Conan O’Brien, CBS Sunday Morning, Good Morning America, The Tonight Show, The View, and many popular international talk shows. She will perform with The Christian Tamburr Trio.
March 23, 2024 – 8:00 pm
The Great American Crooners
Clint Holmes & The Christian Tamburr Trio
The captivating Clint Holmes reigns as a musical chameleon and you’ll no doubt be delighted by this night’s performance of great crooners Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Tony Bennett, and Nat King Cole.
With an electrifying stage presence, and a voice that resonates powerfully, Clint mesmerizes audiences, painting each performance as a unique masterpiece. From topping the charts with “Playground In My Mind” to receiving a GRAMMY® nomination for his 2017 album “Rendezvous,” Clint’s 40+ year career showcases his remarkable talent.
He headlined his own theater at Harrah’s for 7 years and has performed at the iconic venues Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The Royal George Theater in Chicago, and many more around the world. Clint will perform with The Christian Tamburr Trio.
The Legacy of Jazz Series is presented by official piano sponsor, Ruggero Piano.