A timeless set by acclaimed vocalists Carolyn Lee Jones, Sandra Kaye, Heather Paterson, and Tony Hakim opens the annual tribute to beloved Sammons Jazz performer and volunteer Leigh Tomlinson. The stellar group is backed by an equally celebrated band: Brad Williams on piano, George Anderson on bass, and Andrew Griffith on drums.
The all-star tribute continues with a refreshing collaboration featuring innovative vocalists Garry Williams, Tatiana Mayfield, Candace “Mahogany” Miller, and Damon K. Clark. Their A-list band includes pianist Shelton Summons, bassist Jerome Allen, and drummer Lamont Taylor.
Sammons Jazz is held at the Sammons Center for the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines at Oak Lawn. Tickets are $50 per person and include beverages, a light meal, and valet parking. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.; the concert begins approximately at 7:30 p.m. There are two performance sets of about 40 minutes each with an intermission between. Dress is casual.
Tickets go on sale to the public on Monday, January 14, 2019. To order, call the Sammons Center at (214) 520-7788 or buy online at www.sammonsartcenter.org. For more information, call (214) 520-7788, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.sammonsjazz.com. All artists and programs subject to change.