BRAD ELLIS & FRIENDS: FROM OFF-BROADWAY TO "GLEE"
Brad Ellis, the piano man from the hit television series "Glee", sings and plays, along with an extraordinary lineup of some of the finest performers from the cabaret and musical theatre world, INCLUDING SPECIAL GUESTS FROM THE CAST OF GLEE! Gary Cole hosts. All proceeds from this event will benefit Summit View School's Drama Program. Ticket price includes brunch/lunch buffet (tax and gratuity included); full no-host bar also available. Doors open at 12noon. Performance at 1PM. Nate Light on Bass; Tom Bowe on Drums. Produced by Dianne Fraser and Clifford Bell.
Brad Ellis, long regarded as one of the most respected and sought after arranger/musical directors in the Broadway community, is enjoying a newfound fame as the on-camera pianist on the hit television series "Glee". Mr. Ellis can be seen coaching in the "Special Features" of the DVD Release of Disney's animated "Beauty and the Beast". He is renowned for his clever and instantly recognizable arrangements for such shows as "Forbidden Broadway" and "Plaid Tidings". He has arranged and orchestrated for the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, the Philadelphia Symphony and the CD "Unexpected Dreams - Songs from the Stars" featuring members of the LA Phil to benefit Music Cares which supports music programs in LA schools. In concerts and/or recordings, Mr. Ellis has worked with Billy Joel, Angela Lansbury, Kristin Chenoweth, Scarlett Johansson, Patti LuPone, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Ariana Grade and Jeremy Irons, to name but a few.
Summit View School is dedicated to educating young people with learning differences who possess average to superior intellectual capabilities. Recognizing the unique strengths, aptitudes and natural gifts of each student, the program fosters academic growth, creativity and a sense of mastery and accomplishment. A commitment to maximizing each student's potential and performance forms the foundation of the school's educational program.
Catalina Jazz Club (View)
6725 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
|Minimum Age: 4|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|