Tweet, Robert Glasper Set for Jeff Bradshaw's HOME at the Kimmel Center, 5/28
Jeff Bradshaw is excited to announce that for his Home live album recording/concert taking later this month at the Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center; Tweet has been added to the bill as a vocalist while Grammy award winning musician and Executive Co-producer of Home, Robert Glasper will make a special appearance on May 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Robert Glasper shares "Jeff is an extraordinary trombone player and an all-around special artist! I'm happy to work with and be a part of his of 3rd album, Home. The show is going to be amazing, the line-up of artist is a great mix of R&B, jazz and gospel."
Jeff Bradshaw will be joined by an all-star line-up of soul, jazz, and R&B featuring Grammy Award winning and nominated special guests Trombone Shorty, Take 6, Marsha Ambrosius, Kim Burrell, Najee, Kenny Lattimore, Eric Roberson, Bilal and a surprise appearance by a Philly musical icon. Bradshaw will also be backed by his ten-piece band and a string ensemble. The performance will also include a special salute to R&B and Jazz singer Will Downing.
Tickets for the concert are $49-$80 and are on sale now through the Kimmel Center. Log onto www.kimmelcenter.org; call by phone 215-893-1999; or visit Kimmel center box office to purchase.
Background: Robert Glasper is an American jazz pianist and record producer. His 2012 album Black Radio won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Album at the 55th Grammy Awards.
Tweet nominated for a Soul Train Lady of Soul Award for Best New Artist made her impression on the music scene with her debut album released in 2002 entitled "Southern Hummingbird", and featured artists such as Missy Elliott and Miss Jade on it. Her single "Oops (Oh My)," which was a hit and peaked at #1 on Billboard's R&B and Hip-Hop Singles charts, and #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart. The album debuted at #3 on Billboard's charts.
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