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Discovery Artist in the KC Jazz Club: Christian Sands

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Christian Sands returns to the Kennedy Center to showcase the fresh sounds of his 2017 album Reach. Recognized at a young age for his virtuosity on the piano, Sands is a five-time Grammy®-nominated pianist and 2007 Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead alumnus.

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Five-time Grammy Award®-nominated pianist and 2007 Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead alumnus Christian Sands returns to the Kennedy Center to showcase the fresh sounds of his 2017 album Reach. Recognized at a young age for his virtuosity on the piano, Sands performed at the Kennedy Center’s tribute concert to pianist (and former Artistic Advisor for Jazz) Billy Taylor in 2011, and was named a Steinway Artist in 2012.

Performance Timing: 75 minutes, with no intermission.