“Jazz Group of the Year” nominee comprised of multiple Grammy-winning and nominated musicians, The Lao Tizer Quartet remains hailed as a leading jazz and world-fusion band that tops Billboard charts....LEARN MORE
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Grammy-winning jazz guitarist Lee Ritenour hails from a celebrated, five-decade career spanning over 40 albums, 19 Grammy nominations and cofounding the legendary jazz group Fourplay. Renowned for his effortless, virtuosic stylings, Ritenour tours worldwide performing smooth jazz blended with funk, pop, rock and blues....
A badass vocalist with something to say, Alisan Porter is breaking free of all expectations – and that independent streak carries over into her newest album, Pink Cloud. The Los Angeles musician recorded Pink Cloud live in just two days at the Sound Emporium in Nashville, capturing the throwback vibe of her favorite albums....LEARN MORE
Celebrated worldwide for recording a torrent of hits as a founding member of Motown supergroup the Supremes, Mary Wilson continues to lead a prominent solo career, packing top venues across the globe. She returns by high demand to The Smith Center, fresh on the heels of releasing her new book chronicling her glittering career, “Supreme Glamour,” which also coincides with the Supremes’ 60th anniversary since the original members began singing together as the Primettes. ...LEARN MORE
Two-time Grammy-winning vocalist/pianist Diane Schuur shakes out new versions of songs for which she has a deep-rooted affection. On her latest recording “Running On Faith,” Schuur arranges music by some of her favorite performers and songwriters; from Miles Davis to Percy Mayfield to Paul Simon, all with her distinctive, jazzy charm....LEARN MORE
Hailed as one of the leading singer-songwriters of her generation, Karla Bonoff has penned chart-topping hits for megastars such as Bonnie Raitt, Wynonna Judd, Trisha Yearwood and Linda Ronstadt....LEARN MORE
On the heels of releasing his acclaimed 2019 album saluting Nat King Cole — completing a trio of celebrated, Cole-themed albums — Grammy-nominated singer-guitarist John Pizzarelli now delivers his reimagined versions of Cole’s swinging melodies to live audiences nationwide....LEARN MORE
Performing in leading venues worldwide, singer-songwriter Kat Edmonson has topped multiple Billboard charts with her original, dreamy melodies crossing jazz and vintage pop. She has opened for music legends such as Smokey Robinson, George Benson and Willie Nelson, on top of performing on the Late Show, CBS This Morning and . She even appeared as a jazz singer in Woody Allen film Café Society....LEARN MORE
Selling out top venues worldwide, award-winning vocalist Nicole Henry makes her Smith Center debut with her acclaimed theatrical concert event “I Wanna Dance with Somebody: The Music of Whitney Houston.” Hailed for her soulful vocals and charismatic stage presence, Henry will perform the pop icon’s most beloved hits such as “I Have Nothing,” “I Will Always Love You,” “Didn’t We Almost Have It All” and more – all while sharing her personal journey to becoming a leading jazz singer with a Soul Train Award and three Top-10 Billboard albums....LEARN MORE
The Music of Elton John features the greatest hits of the legendary singer/songwriter. Songs include: Your Song, Rocket Man, Bennie and the Jets, I’m Still Standing, Tiny Dancer and many more....LEARN MORE