Chastain Park Amphitheatre
4469 Stella Drive
6:00 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013
$25.00 – $89.50 Buy
Brian Culbertson, Eric Benet
R&B Crooner, songwriter and actor Eric Benét has successfully released six albums. His latest album entitled The One was released on June 5th, 2012. Very appropriately named, Benét’s new album The One marks a moment of positive transition in his life and lyrically speaks to the many new beginnings developing in his career and family. Benét’s describes the album as a “very contemporary approach to old-school songwriting integrity” with his signature mid-70s soul groove, but modernized with a bit of funk, hip-hop swagger and feel.
In the gentle lull of sleep, we’re often enraptured in a vivid sequence of thoughts, images, and sensations. A lifelike realm where radiant colors, sounds, and illusions intersect, creating the most vibrant experience. This spring, prolific R&B/Jazz musician Brian Culbertson invites you to close your eyes, open your ears, and fall deep into a lush world of musical fantasy with his breathtaking thirteenth album Dreams. With the help of lauded guest vocalists Noel Gourdin, Vivian Green, and Stokley Williams of Mint Condition, Dreams masterfully melds jazz sensibility with an R&B flair in a wondrous mélange of enchanting grooves.
Rachelle Ferrell is a recent arrival on the contemporary jazz scene, but her visibility on the pop / urban contemporary scene has boosted her audience’s interest in her jazz recordings. Born and raised inPhiladelphia, Ferrell got started singing in the second grade at age six. This no doubt contributed to the eventual development of her startling six-and-change octave range.
Vibrant, eclectic and truly original, the 2010 Grammy-nominated Hiroshima creates a musical world all its own. Featuring the luscious sound of June Kuramoto’s koto, the thunder of o-taiko, and the interwoven fabrics of Jazz, Japan, Salsa and more, their new CD and tour, “DEPARTURE” journeys to the heart of their musical soul.