Mark your calendars for Dec. 8
Ah Spike LEE- YEAH! The Kennedy Center is putting on The Movie Music of Spike Lee and Terence Blanchard and for seats starting at $20 in the beautiful Concert Hall, you can’t lose!
The Movie Music of Spike Lee and Terence Blanchard
Dec 8, 2007 at 8:00 PM
Running Time: Approx. 2 hours
Tickets: $20.00 - $45.00
Spike Lee, director
Hosted by Bill Cosby
featuring vocalists Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kurt Elling, and Raul Midón
and the Terence Blanchard Quintet
Kennedy Center Honoree Bill Cosby hosts this electrifying multimedia event featuring live music from Academy Award–nominated director Spike Lee's most celebrated films, from Bamboozled, 25th Hour, Jungle Fever, and Malcolm X to Mo' Better Blues, Clockers, and Inside Man. His longtime collaborator, Grammy-winning trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard, performs the scores and R&B hits with his quintet, a chamber orchestra, and special guest vocalists Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kurt Elling, and Raul Midón. Updated from its smash engagements in London, New York, Chicago, and L.A., the concert will feature photographs from the films, shot on location by Spike Lee's brother David Lee, as well as music from When the Levees Broke, Spike Lee's acclaimed HBO documentary on Hurricane Katrina.