GEORGIA ON MY MIND:
CELEBRATING RAY CHARLES
Clark Atlanta University
Ray won every major award from the Georgia state hall of fame to the Hollywood walk of fame… from the Kennedy honors to a Grammy life time achievement award and induction into the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame.
Tonight we celebrate Ray’s music with an all-star cast of award winning performers.
Take 6 – 10 time grammy winning a vocal sensation. Their exciting performances defies categorization, and has led to collaborations with Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder, Queen Latifah, and the Genius, Ray Charles.
Clint Holmes – Las Vegas based vocal star, has been selling out concert halls around the world… his exciting soulful stylelings will bring magic to this exciting evening.
Nnenna Freelon – six time Grammy nominee and Downbeat vocalist of the year, will add her soulful vocal style to the Ray mix.
Kirk Whalum – Grammy award winner...hails from Memphis, Tn. Kirk’s funky R&B sax sound has been heard hit after hit.
Shelly Berg – music director and dean of the university Frost School of Music, is an award winning pianist.
Clark Atlanta University – we bring Clark’s big band and singers, to join in the celebration!
Tonight we honor the genius of Ray Charles!