CLASSIC R&B SOLD OUT
FEBRUARY 24 | $25 ($15 MEMBERS)
Vocalist Roy Richardson and the Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble create an evening of R&B classics with the music of Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, The Staple Singers, The Temptations, the Miracles and more.
COMPOSERS OF VOCAL GREATS
MARCH 3 | $25 ($15 MEMBERS)
A night of favorites by some of the greats! Arpeggio will bring to life the magical teaming of lyrics and rhythms by composers Henry Mancini and Duke Ellington and their vocalists Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, and Billie Holiday.
TRIBUTE TO SADE
MARCH 10 | $25 ($15 MEMBERS)
Known for her smooth and melodic vocals, Sade’s voice distinctively blends together soul, funk, jazz, and Afro-Cuban rhythms. Vocalist Wendi Grantham brings the music of Sade to you with sultry, soul-inspired songs like Smooth Operator, Sweetest Taboo, No Ordinary Love, and more.
LADIES OF SOUL
MARCH 17 | $25 ($15 MEMBERS)
Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Teena Marie, and others have left their footprint on “soul” music. Arpeggio will share their music via vocalists Geri Oliver and Sherry Butler as they reveal the soul and the heart of the music.
THE MUSIC OF CHAKA KHAN
MARCH 24 | $25 ($15 MEMBERS)
Chaka Khan made music come alive with her vibrant singing and the rhythms and beats that enliven us to this day. Join us for a presentation of some of her classic hits like Through The Fire, I’m Every Woman, and Tell Me Something Good.
BILLY PAUL TRIBUTE
MARCH 31 | $25 ($15 MEMBERS)
Billy Paul put the Philly style R&B on the global platter. Roy Richardson takes us through a catalogue of some of Billy Paul’s most popular songs including Me and Mrs. Jones, Only the Strong Survive and many more.
SONNY ROLLINS AND CHARLIE PARKER TRIBUTE
APRIL 14 | $25 ($15 MEMBERS)
The music of Sonny Rollins and Charlie Parker are part of Philadelphia’s April celebration of the city’s jazz heritage and history. Special guest saxophonists Nasir Dickerson and Larry Price will highlight the emotion and spirit of these two great jazz innovators with songs like St. Thomas, Confirmation, Tenor Madness and more.
WHAT’S GOING ON? THE MUSIC OF MARVIN GAYE
APRIL 21 | $25 ($15 MEMBERS)
The legendary songs of Marvin Gaye continue to have a profound impact on us all. Vocalist Rodney Mansfield explores the many colors of Gaye’s music and songwriting career with a night of tunes such as Inner City Blues, Let’s Get it On, Mercy, Mercy, Me and many more.
A NIGHT OF JAZZ PIANO
APRIL 28 | $25 ($15 MEMBERS)
Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble will feature the music of some of the great piano stylists like Duke Ellington, Dave Brubeck, Thelonious Monk, and others who have made jazz piano a significant part of piano music. Enjoy an evening that transports and connects you with different times, places, and emotions.
IT TAKES TWO: JAZZ AND R&B DUETS
MAY 5 | $25 ($15 MEMBERS)
Since people have been singing, duets have brought together the magic of combining two voices, harmonies, and rhythms. With a focus on jazz and R&B, the evening will feature the music of: Ashford & Simpson, Solid as a Rock; Marvin Gaye and Tammy Terrell, Ain’t No Mountain High Enough; Peaches and Herb, Reunited; Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway, The Closer I Get to You, and more.
THE MUSIC OF EARTH, WIND AND FIRE
MAY 12 | $25 ($15 MEMBERS)
The innovative and exciting music of Earth, Wind and Fire spans the genres of jazz, R&B, soul, funk, pop, Latin, and Afro pop. Vocalist Gerand X will enliven and excite us of with songs like Reasons, Keep Your Head to the Sky, and Groovy People.