November 10 Concert Will Benefit San Antonio AIDS Foundation
SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fresh from his latest acclaimed performance at New York’s world-famous Metropolitan
Room, the Alamo City’s top jazz crooner will bring “Ken Slavin:
Shaken, Not Stirred” to the Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater at the Tobin
Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, November 10, at 7:30
p.m. The concert is a fundraiser for the San
Antonio AIDS Foundation.
Tickets are $50 for general admission and $150 for VIP seating, which
includes a signed CD and a post-concert “meet and greet” and photo with
the artist. A cash bar will be available, as well. Tickets may be
purchased at www.TobinCenter.org
or by calling 210-223-8624.
A “turbo-charged” version of Slavin’s latest New York appearance, the
concert will feature a four-piece jazz combo and a two-act performance
spotlighting some of the best “saloon” songs of the classic jazz
tradition, including timeless material by Great American Songbook
legends Cole Porter, Johnny Mercer, Burton Lane, Jimmy Van Heusen,
George and Ira Gershwin and others.
The popular singer has racked up numerous awards and glowing reviews
across the country and overseas. His CDs are programmed on traditional
and internet radio stations in the USA, Europe and Asia. He is currently
featured on the “Singers and Swing” channel of cable TV’s Music
Choice network, as well as Spotify and most other major online music
Slavin’s newest CD, “You
Gotta Have Heart: Live at The Metropolitan Room in New York,” was
executive-produced by Paul Boskind, who won a Tony Award for his
production of the Broadway revival of “The Normal Heart” in 2011.
Boskind also recently co-produced the Tony-nominated “Mothers and Sons,”
starring Tyne Daley. The CD will be offered as part of the November 10
A voting member of the GRAMMY
Awards, Slavin has opened for such jazz legends as The Four
Freshmen, Eddie Palmieri, Dee Dee Bridgewater, David Sanborn and Chico
Hamilton. He also has performed in concert with the internationally
acclaimed Jim Cullum Jazz Band, legendary New York-based jazz pianist
Johnny O’Neal and award-winning jazz drummer Gerry Gibbs, son of
renowned jazz vibraphonist Terry Gibbs.
San Antonio AIDS Foundation
Ken Slavin, 210-225-4715, ext. 141