Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards

When the Grammy Nominations were announced, Clint Holmes, one of the most exciting and musically creative entertainers to ever appear on a stage said the following, "This is an incredible feeling and a real achievement for everyone who made the album ("Rendezvous") happen. "As you know, this was a long process, and receiving a Grammy nomination is something we really did want, even if we felt we didn't want to jinx our chances by talking about it."

On his way to New York City and the Grammy festivities, Clint made a performance pit stop at the RRazz Room at Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center in Boca Raton Florida. Just as he thrills audiences at his home base on the stages of Las Vegas, Clint's show had the Florida audience witnessing a performance they will long be remembering. Never is the word "artist" more accurately applied then when used to describe Clint Holmes. Clint doesn't just sing the song, he becomes the song. Clint just doesn't have some of best musicians and arrangements to cloak his awesome vocal ability, he infuses every fiber of his body and becomes an integral part of the melodic and harmonic structure of any tune he chooses to sing.

Clint's pit stop Florida crew were a superb group of musicians who performed musical arrangements by his usual musical director Christian Tambour flawlessly and with originality. On this Florida engagement at The RRazz Room were Scott Giddens (piano/music director), Jamie Ousley, (bass), Ryan Necker, (drums) and Brian Lynch, (trumpet)

Although his career spans four decades Clint Holmes is in the midst of a significant breakthrough. Having spent the last 20 years as one of Vegas's most successful entertainers, he has, over the last several years, achieved tremendous acclaim with solo shows all over the country.

About "Rendezvous," he says, "I was twelve and it was a true coming of age moment for me. I had never seen my dad in his world. He worked three jobs and never seemed happy until I saw him in this element. I fell in love with jazz and how cool it felt to interact with the 'cats' the way my dad did," said Holmes, the son of an African-American father and a white British mother who was a classically-trained opera singer.

With jazz timing and phrasing informing his velvety tenor croon on eleven cuts, including three new songs that he co-wrote, Holmes surrounded himself with a royal herd of jazz "cats" on the collection that was produced by two-time Grammy winner Gregg Field.

Check out photos from the concert below!

Photo Credit: Stephen Sorokoff

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Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
Clint Holmes

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
Clint Holmes

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
Clint Holmes

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
Clint Holmes

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
Clint Holmes & Brian Lynch

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
Clint Holmes & Kelly Clinton-Holmes

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
The RRazz Room

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
Clint Holmes

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
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Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
The Fans

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
The Fans

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
"Rendezvous"

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
Robert Kotonly & Robert Davi

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
Clint Holmes Stephen Sorokoff, Robert Davi

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
Valarie Christopher, Maximilian Prinz von Anhalt, Kelly Clinton Holmes, Sunny Sessa, Clint Holmes, Robert Davi, Jane Marcus, Stephen Sorokoff, Eda Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
Clint Holmes & Eda Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
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Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
Mizner Park

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
Mizner Park Cutural Arts Center

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
The RRazz Room

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
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Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Warms Up The RRazz Room On Route To The Grammy Awards
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