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Acclaimed American pianist, composer, three-time Grammy Award winner and NEA Jazz Master, Ramsey Lewis, has been referred to as “The Great Performer.” This title reflects his eloquent and artistic musical style which combines jazz with a passion for gospel and classical music.
Now Ramsey brings us Proclamation of Hope, a large-scale composition for piano, wind ensemble, rhythm section and voice performed in 8 movements. Composed by Mr. Lewis and conducted by Scott Hall, the composition commemorates Abraham Lincoln’s life and legacy as our country's 16th, and perhaps greatest President. Read more.
Tune-in to WTTW11 on Thursday, April 14 at 9:00pm for the premiere of Proclamation of Hope.