Sunday, January 15th, 2017
Tucson Music Hall
260 S Church Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-1614
John Pizzarelli, guitar and vocals Tucson Symphony Orchestra Andy Einhorn, conductor World-renowned guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli was hailed by the Boston Globe for "reinvigorating the Great American Songbook and re-popularizing jazz." One of the Songbook's prime contemporary interpreters, his repertoire includes the music of Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Tom Waits, Antônio Carlos Jobim, John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Pizzarelli received the 2009 Ella Fitzgerald Award from the Montreal International Jazz Festival, joining a select group of past winners including Aretha Franklin, Tony Bennett and Harry Connick, Jr. His most recent CD, Midnight McCartney, was made at the request of Sir Paul McCartney himself and John has been a special guest on recordings with McCartney, James Taylor, Natalie Cole, Kristin Chenoweth, Tom Wopat, Rosemary Clooney and his father Bucky Pizzarelli among others. Box office opens 90 minutes before performance.