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NSO Pops: Ben Vereen: Ben Sings Sammy: A Tribute to Sammy Davis Jr.

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."

  • Feb. 16 - 18, 2006
  • Concert Hall
  • Approx. 2 hours
  • $20.00 - $80.00
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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

Program to include:
BERNSTEIN
Selections from  West Side Story
GRANT STILL
Scherzo from Symphony No. 1, "Afro-American"
ELLINGTON
Duke Ellington Fantasy
LLOYD WEBBER
Medley from Jesus Christ Superstar
Selections by Ben Vereen to be selected from the following:
Candy Man
Additional selections to be announced from the stage
Birth of the Blues
Mr. Bojangles
Somebody Loves Me
Stand By Me
Give a Little Love
Smile
This Is The Moment

Artists

  • general artist image Ben Vereen, vocalist
  • general artist image David Loeb, conductor

Resources

All events and artists subject to change without prior notice.

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