JAZZ ROOM Holiday Edition: Piano Night, the Music of Vince Guaraldi

Friday, December 13, 2019
A holiday classic back by popular demand, join us for the music of legendary composer Vince Guaraldi.

Join us for one of the most swingin’ holiday season celebrations in town as the JAZZ ROOM celebrates the music of legendary composer Vince Guaraldi and A Charlie Brown Christmas. The evening features five of the region’s most gifted jazz pianists playing the music of Guaraldi, best known for Charlie Brown, “Peanuts” television Christmas specials. This family-friendly presentation will feature classic holiday favorites and surprises that will help make your season merry and bright.

The evening’s festivities will include a pre-concert dessert reception and silent auction supporting JazzArts programs, including the JazzArts Academy and Sponsor A Student scholarships.

5 pianists:
Fred Sanders from Texas
Paul Longstreth
Ariel Pocock from Durham (played in last year’s Women in Jazz concert)
John Chin from NY
Simon George

Guest singer
Mercury Carter local (sang one song in the Aug Lemmler/Stevie Wonder show)
Emily Braden from NY (sang last November’s Premiere Thursday show)
Young Voices of the Carolinas

Rest of the band:
Dave Potter, drummer
Butler knowles, bass (played at JazzFest)
Andrew Snapp, saxophone
Lynn Grissett, trumpet

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