Chris Mitchell Presents: White Christmas with Ronnie Coleman Jr.
Who Chris Mitchell is: a genre-spanning sax superstar and a Grammy Recording Academy saxophonist
Where to start: his 2011 album, Turquoise, which features Latin jazz tracks alongside Turkish toe-tappers and contemporary pop classics “My Heart Will Go On” and “I Will Always Love You”
His latest: 2016’s I Found Forever, a collection of romantic bossa nova jazz
His regular repertoire: jazz standards such as “The Girl from Ipanema,” instrumental covers of big-band tunes such as “Fly Me to the Moon,” and silk-smooth versions of R&B hits such as “Isn’t She Lovely”
His special repertoire: For the holiday season, Chris and his soprano sax take on a slew of yuletide classics, including his passionate take on “Let It Snow.”
Also appearing: Multi-instrumentalist and vocal prodigy Ronnie Coleman Jr., who has released two albums, a DVD live jazz concert, and founded the Houston multi-genre, cross-cultural band MerlotMusic.
Fairmont Austin Hotel
101 Red River St, Austin, Texas See Map
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