July 14 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
For the past 30 years, the singer, songwriter, saxophonist and guitarist has been making records that confound those who try to categorize his music or put him in a box.
Curtis Stigers has had several top ten hits as a long-haired, blue-eyed soul singer and he’s written and sung an Emmy nominated TV theme song. He’s recorded a track for one of the biggest-selling pop albums of all time and he’s released nine critically-acclaimed, award-winning jazz albums. He’s played for presidents and princes and he’s appeared in two Seth MacFarlane movies about a foul-mouthed cuddly bear called Ted. He’s recorded thirteen studio albums and a live album singing Sinatra songs with a big band from Denmark. He’s toured with symphony orchestras, written songs with Carole King and duetted with Al Green, Shawn Colvin and Tom Jones.
Inspired marriage of visceral clout and intellectual savvy.”
—New York Times
I cannot think of another vocalist who creates such an exuberant combination of bebop artistry and raw emotion.”
—London Sunday Times
When Curtis Stigers came on stage on Wednesday night, it felt as if someone had upped the wattage in the bulbs.”
—Wall Street Journal