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2012-2013 Academy Season

Freddy Cole Quartet in Concert

"Review: …he is, overall, the most maturely expressive male jazz singer of his generation, if not the best alive."
The New York Times

"Review: Freddy Cole is fantastic"
The Topeka Capital-Journal - September 2011
By Chuck Berg

Freddy Cole is one of American popular music's great performers. Like pop icon Tony Bennett, the 80-year-young Cole is a beloved musician's musician and a living link to the Great American Songbook. While evoking the suave stylings of Earl "Fatha" Hines and Teddy Wilson, Cole is very much his own man, whose toe-tapping forays recall the bluesy minimalism of Count Basie, the urbane sophistication of George Shearing and the uptown swagger of Duke Ellington.

Actually more jazzy and swinging than his big brother at the height of his postwar celebrity, the younger Cole is an elegant cooker whose down home, after-hours intimacy perfectly fit the upbeat countenance of toe-tappers such as "Getting Some Fun Out of Life."

Saturday, February 23, 2013
7:30PM

Tickets: $30 Adults; $15 Students
Ringside Seats: $34
All Ringside seats are sold

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