Jumaane Smith: Louis! Louis! Louis!

May 18, 2024
8:00pm to 9:30pm
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Germantown Performing Arts Center
1801 Exeter Rd.
Germantown, TN 38138
United States


Jumaane Smith: Louis! Louis! Louis!

Saturday, May 18, at 8:00 PM on the main stage at GPAC.

Experience the excitement of acclaimed jazz trumpeter, vocalist, and composer—Jumaane Smith as he celebrates the origins of jump blues and jazz in Louis! Louis! Louis!

Hear Smith’s thrilling renditions of timeless classics from Louis Armstrong, Louis Prima, and Louis Jordan, along with music he composed especially for this show.

Jumaane Smith has performed on five Grammy Award-winning records, selling more than 60 million copies, and was nominated for Emmy Awards for two television performances. He appeared at the Grammys with Stevie Wonder and performed in Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story. Smith has performed at the White House and on the Today show, The Tonight Show, Oprah, Good Morning America, and American Idol.

His critically acclaimed debut album, I Only Have Eyes for You, features special guests Michael Bublé, Jackie Evancho, and Naturally 7. His sophomore album, When You’re Smiling, was released to much praise in January 2020. As a composer, Smith has scored music for films such as Handsome Harry, starring Steve Buscemi, and the documentary Being in the World as well as for his own recordings. A highly sought-after performer, Smith has worked with musical legends Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock Aretha Franklin, Christian McBride,  Barbra Streisand, and many more.