Davis. Cole. Eckstine. Hartman. What made their performances and recordings so legendary and loved by all? Who knows? But they certainly were something magical. In That Old Black Magic, baritone showman, Keith Spencer, presents an entertaining, bluesy, and sentimental romp through some of the most-recognizable standards of the American Songbook brought to life by African-American greats, Nat “King” Cole, Sammy Davis, Jr., Billy Eckstine, and Johnny Hartman. You’ll hear songs such as “Route 66”, “Love Me or Leave Me”, “Lush Life”, “It’s Only a Paper Moon”, “Birth of the Blues”, and plenty more! Keith is backed by a sizzling five-piece jazz ensemble featuring some of the most-talented instrumentalists in the region. Come and get enchanted by That Old Black Magic! Perfect for Black History Month, educational series and other cultural celebrations.
Duration: Variable – btw. 60 and 75 minute program
Instrumentation: Jazz Combo