Grammy-nominated pianist David Benoit and his quartet play music made famous by Vince Guaraldi on Charlie Brown Christmas specials. Benoit electrified the jazz world when he released “The Peanuts Theme” which hit #1 on jazz radio. He performed The Peanuts Piano Concerto in tribute to Charles Schulz and the music of Guaraldi.
Experience the magic of a beloved holiday classic, performed by an artist who keeps Guaraldi’s music alive and ever evolving. Joining Benoit will be special guest, piano prodigy Ethan Bortnick.
Popejoy Hall, 210 Cornell Dr NE, Univ of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87106
Thursday, December 08, 2011 – 7:30 pm