The 2nd Annual Phil Denny & Friends Christmas Collective brings together artists from around the state of Michigan, Florida and Canada to collaborate on fresh, lively arrangements of holiday favorites and original music. The evening is led by International recording artist and saxophonist Phil Denny and aims to be an uplifting night of entertainment for the entire family to enjoy.
Experience live music from the moment you walk into Pattengill Academy. You and your guests will enjoy the sounds of accomplished violinist and street musician, Alexis Dawdy as she strolls the foyer and auditorium performing your favorite holiday classics until the stage curtain is opened. Once, the stage curtain is drawn, you will be entertained by a stellar lineup of musicians including:
Award-wininng Canadian guitarist, Rob Tardik, Florida pianist and vocalist, Nathan Mitchell, Grammy nominated drummer and producer, Brandon Williams, accomplished pianist, composer and arranger, Demetrius Nabors, cool crooner, Darnell Kendricks, Detroit’s soul-jazz trumpeter, Lin Rountree, as well as vocal contributions from Detroit soul singers, Souldeacon and Zania Alake’.
This year, we will also feature the talents of 21 year old singer, pianist, Jalen Seawright, 13 year old vocalist Ajah Montalvo, 15 year old bassist, Brandon Rose and 17 year old vocalist, pianist, Ashlee Holland as part of the new Youth Artist Feature.
We also welcome back WLNS channel 6 News This Morning Anchor/Reporter Evan Pinsonnault to serve as emcee for the evening.
So, come celebrate the spirit of the holiday season at the 2nd Annual Phil Denny & Friends Christmas Collective. An accommodating staff will greet you, your family and friends and the stage decoratively set and ready to deliver a memorable night of music.
Saturday, December 07, 2013 – 7:30 pm
Pattengill Academy, 626 Marshall St, Lansing, Michigan 48912