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The Ed Croft Trio does `A Charlie Brown Christmas.` (Image by Jeff Tracy, provided by the Kenan Center)
The Ed Croft Trio does "A Charlie Brown Christmas." (Image by Jeff Tracy, provided by the Kenan Center)

Ed Croft Trio performs 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' live


Tue, Dec 8th 2020 01:40 pm

Video of live performance available Dec. 11

Filmed inside the empty Historic Taylor Theater on the Kenan Center Campus – one of the region’s only live performances in recent months – The Ed Croft Trio performed “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” composed by jazz great Vince Guaraldi. The live recording will be made available to the public on Dec. 11.

A press release said, “The Ed Croft Trio performance includes wonderful story-telling by Ed Croft highlighting Guaraldi and the music of the era.”

The trio features the multi-award-winning Ed Croft on upright bass, Jake Malone Brancato on piano and Candice Simone Thomas on drums. The original soundtrack, which sold over 4 million copies, is considered one of the most beloved holiday albums ever recorded.

 “This performance marks our fourth ‘Jazz at the Taylor’ holiday show and we are excited to continue the tradition of bringing music to our community,” spokeswoman Parrish Gibbons Herzog said.

Tickets to purchase the video link are available now. A video link to the performance will be sent by email to ticketholders. The link for the concert will be released by 4 p.m. Dec. 11 and can be enjoyed anytime throughout the holiday season. Tickets and more information about this performance can be found at www.kenancenter.org.

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