Yes, there will be a Jazz Nativity in 2020! This year it’s streaming on-line from now until January 3rd, 2021!
Looking for something fun and celebratory to do with your friends and family for the holiday season, well here it is!
Celebrating its 35th year, “Bending Towards the Light..A Jazz Nativity” is the traditional Christmas story told through the medium of jazz. Through its history of performances, a who’s who of legendary jazz artists including Tito Puente, Clark Terry, Lionel Hampton and so many more have been a part of it, playing the roles of the kings, shepherds and angels. Charles Kuralt first hosted it when it was initially introduced in 1985. It is a spiritually, uplifting and joyous event to share with family for the holidays.
Composed, produced and directed by Jazz singer, composer Anne Phillips in collaboration with the legendary Dave Brubeck, the Jazz Nativity is performed in full costume and is a wonderful combination of theater, jazz and opera.
As this year there will be no live performances of this holiday event, the Jazz Nativity will be coming to your home via a collection of videos made through the show’s 35 years of history. Click on the link here for tickets to this inspirational virtual show to enjoy with your family and friends as you travel through the past years of Jazz Nativity’s best performances!
Click here to purchase your tickets at Eventbrite
There are additional links on the Eventbrite ticket page to more exclusive conversations with the artists and behind the scenes people who have made every year of the Jazz Nativity possible.
Wishing you all a Happy & Healthy Holiday Season!