NSO Pops: Ben Vereen: Ben Sings Sammy: A Tribute to Sammy Davis Jr.
Thursday, February 16, 2006 - Saturday, February 18, 2006

Tony(r)-winning actor, singer, and dancer Ben Vereen performs a concert of songs made famous by the legendary Sammy Davis Jr., including "Candy Man," "What Kind of Fool," "Something's Gotta Give," and "Mr. Bojangles."

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About

A consummate entertainer, Ben Vereen has left an indelible mark on the Broadway stage--from his Tony(r)-winning role in Pippin to Fosse, Chicago, and Jesus Christ Superstar--as well as film (Funny Lady, All That Jazz), television (Roots), and live concerts. With guest conductor David Loeb and the NSO Pops, the famed actor, singer, and dancer performs a concert of songs made famous by the legendary Sammy Davis Jr., including "Candy Man," "What Kind of Fool," "Something's Gotta Give," and "Mr. Bojangles."

Program and Notes

Leonard Bernstein
West Side Story
Willam Grant Still
Symphony No. 1, "Afro-American"
Duke Ellington
Duke Ellington Fantasy
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Jesus Christ Superstar

Artists

  • Ben Vereen - Vocalist
  • David Loeb - Conductor

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