NSO Pops Celebrates 'Nat King Cole at 100'

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Nat King Cole
Nat King Cole

Celebrate the centennial of the late, great American music legend, Nat King Cole at the Kennedy Center with NSO Pops Thursday, October 17, 2019 through Saturday, October 19, 2019.  Nat King Cole at 100 concert showcases his seminal talents as a vocalist, pianist, and trailblazing icon.

 

 Conductor Michael Butterman leads the NSO in such timeless songs as “Unforgettable,” “(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66,” “Mona Lisa,” “Straighten Up and Fly Right,” “Smile,” “L-O-V-E,” and more.

 

The NSO Pops is joined by a stellar cast including Patti AustinEric Benét, Freddy Cole, Dulé Hill, and BeBe Winans, as well as an all-star band including Eric Reed (piano), Ben Williams (bass), and Mark Whitfield (guitar). Music direction by Grammy® Award-winning drummer, composer, and bandleader Terri Lyne Carrington.

 

For tickets, click here.