Monday, April 22, 2024

Josh Groban to Host Jazz at Lincoln Center Tribute to Tony Bennett Featuring Rubén Blades, Bernadette Peters, Kristin Chenoweth, Norm Lewis


The late great Tony Bennett is getting quite a tribute at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Josh Groban is hosting a star studded group there on April 17th including Rubén Blades, Bernadette Peters, Kristin Chenoweth, Norm Lewis,Kurt Elling, Ekep Nkwelle, Robbie Lee, and Shenel Johns; pianist Bill Charlap; and Tony winning tap dancer Jared Grimes. Charlap, a long time Bennett collaborator, will get the Award for Artistic Excellence.

Wynton Marsalis is leading the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

I wish Tony could be there! He’s so much missed!

For tickets, please contact the Jazz at Lincoln Center Events Office at 212-245-6570 or

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