KNOWN FOR HIS IDENTIFIABLE AND UNIQUE VOICE – A MIXTURE OF “VELVET AND SMOKE” – NAT KING COLE IS AN AMERICAN ICON WHO TRANSCENDED JAZZ AND TURNED INTO AN INTERNATIONAL POP STAR. GEORGE BENSON TEN-TIME GRAMMY AWARD WINNING GUITARIST AND LEGENDARY VOCAL STYLIST PAYS HOMAGE TO THIS ICONIC AND UNFORGETTABLE MUSICIAN.

JOINING GEORGE IN TRIBUTE IS INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FAVORITE AND PIANIST FREDDY COLE, BROTHER TO NAT COLE, WHOSE VOCALS ARE AMONG THE MOST RESPECTED IN JAZZ TODAY.

AND JOINING OUR ALL-STAR TEAM FOR THIS EVENING IS UM/FROST SCHOOL OF MUSIC’S INCOMPARABLE HENRY MANCINI INSTITUTE ORCHESTRA.