"Lean On Me: José James celebrates Bill Withers." with Special Guest Grace Kelly. Celebrating the eightieth birth year of the legendary R&B singer songwriter, Blue Note recording artist José James presents "Lean On Me: José James celebrates Bill Withers." Vetted personally by Mr. Withers himself, the show is an exploration of the deep musical catalogue that touched millions of hearts and united communities worldwide. Featuring Withers' top ten hits as well as his soul ballads and rare grooves, James brings both a deep musical appreciation and a contemporary approach to songs such as "Ain't No Sunshine," "Hope She'll Be Happier," and "Just the Two of Us." Fittingly, James has assembled a truly all star cast of musicians: Nate Smith on drums, Ben Williams on bass, Sullivan Fortner on keys and Brad Allen Williams on guitar. Saxaphonist Grace Kelly will bring her energetic and talented performance style to open this show. Its going to be a great night of music!
$35 General Public
$30 SCSU Faculty/Staff, Active Alumni with valid ID (Limit 2)
$20 SCSU students with valid ID (Limit 2)