Whitney Houston Tribute Concert, January 23
Berklee will host a special tribute concert to Whitney Houston. The all-star student cast will be led by professor Jetro Da Silva, a longtime pianist, arranger, and friend of Whitney Houston.
The Whitney Houston Tribute Concert takes place Wednesday, January 23, at 8:15 p.m., at the Berklee Performance Center (BPC), 136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA. Tickets, $8 in advance, $12 day of show, can be purchased at the BPC box office. The venue is wheelchair accessible. For more information, call 617 747-2261 or visit berkleebpc.com. Can't make it to the show? The event will stream live on Concert Window.
Special guests will include Gary Michael Houston, Whitney Houston's nephew; Shalotte Gibson, a longtime lead background singer and friend of Houston; disco/R&B singer and actress Melba Moore; and TV and movie actress Janet Hubert.
Songs performed will include "I Have Nothing," "Didn't We Almost Have It All," "My Love Is Your Love," "All at Once," and "Step by Step."
This tribute is also the reunion of Da Silva and classmate Michael Trammel, a Berklee alumnus and former BMG Distribution/Arista Records manager when Houston was an artist on the label.
Da Silva is a professor in the Ensemble Department at Berklee. In addition to working with Houston, he has performed with Stevie Wonder, Celine Dion, Faith Hill, Gladys Knight, Mary Mary, Bonnie Raitt, and many more.
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