Jazz Upstairs Dave Leonhardt Jazz Group: A Winter Holiday Jazz Concert
The Dave Leonhardt Jazz Group has been praised for their masterful performance of mainstream music and modern jazz. Performing both standards and originals, the group has been critically acclaimed, and has found success performing across the area. Dave Leohardt has been performing for over thirty years, appearing all over the world with his virtuosic and intelligent piano playing and compositional skills.
Holiday classics with a jazz beat, this swinging take on seasonal favorites is getting raves from audiences and critics alike. You will never think of the holidays the same again after hearing this exciting improvisational jazz program using the music we all know in an imaginative and entertaining presentation. Playing selections from their CD "I'll Be Home For Christmas" This internationally acclaimed jazz group will have fingers snapping and toes tapping as they present a winter concert of cool jazz and hot rhythms.
“When the holiday season rolls around I am always happy to play these melodies from my childhood. Improvisations based on such familiar songs open up a world of possibilities for us. These songs and arrangements are audience favorites we play in our Christmas CD “I”ll Be Home For Christmas” where we tried to achieve both the spirit of Christmas and the excitement of a live jazz performance." David Leonhardt