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A Peter White Christmas
December 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday, December 7,2019, 6:00 p.m. + 8:30 p.m.
Over the years, Peter White has maintained a reputation as one of the most versatile and prolific acoustic guitarists on the contemporary jazz landscape. Armed with an unparalleled combination of lyricism and energy, he combines elements of jazz, pop, and classical guitar to create a sound that is singular and at the same time accessible to a broad audience. White’s annual Christmas concerts eventually led to the album “A Peter White Christmas” in 2007. The holiday celebration has continued with it now making its way to Pittsburgh with talented friends.
Saxophonist Euge Groove will join White for the holiday festivities. A favorite on radio and the international touring circuit, Groove has garnered a devout following with his irresistible mix of danceable grooves, mind-bending hooks, rhythm-and-blues-infused melodies and inspired solos. Having collaborated with everyone from Tina Turner, Elton John, and Bonnie Raitt to Tower of Power and Aaron Neville, Groove is never short on inspiration.
Also joining the group is saxophonist Vincent Ingala. The music prodigy is no stranger to contemporary jazz audiences. His heartfelt, sweet and soulful mix has catapulted him to the top of the Billboard contemporary jazz charts, garnering him four Billboard No. 1 hits, and nine Top 10 hits.
The group will get its vocal chops from the earthy and charismaticLindsey Webster. Webster is a surprising and welcomed anomaly in the contemporary jazz world. The sultry and soulful young singer/composer has scored two Billboard No.1 hits on the contemporary jazz chart making her the first vocalist in the format to garner a No.1 hit since the iconic Sade. Blessed with a honey-toned voice and enviable range, Webster’s uniquely identifiable sound is fueled by potent messages of love that are timely for today’s climate. Webster is holding her own in a largely male-dominated genre comprised of artists who are much older than her, and she is quickly becoming a favorite on the charts and international touring circuit.