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Relive The Legacies Of Ella Fitzgerald And Frank Sinatra At These Magical Candlelight Concerts

By Secret Phoenix

Wind down to the serenading sounds of Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra at these enchanting jazz concerts by candlelight.

Experience timeless jazz classics in a new light at these sensational shows. Simply known as Candlelight, these concerts invite everyone to relive the legacies of some of the most influential jazz artists of all time!

Kicking off the series on February 18 is an homage to the more tender side of jazz, featuring none other than Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole, among other greats. Having been the premiere soundtrack for romance for nearly half a century, these jazz tunes are sure to reignite the hopeless romantic in us all. Guests will unwind to soft ballads like My Funny Valentine, I Get Along Without You Very Well and Stardust, while they sit amongst the countless flickering candles flooding the space. Find your tickets here.

Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.

Another must-see series, A Jazz Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, begins on February 25. This special set of shows will highlight the incredible talent, flexibility and range of the First Lady of Song, the Queen of Jazz, Lady Ella. These concerts will revive unforgettable classics like Someone to Watch Over Me, Blue Moon and Autumn In New York, honoring the many hits and collaborations that made up Fitzgerald’s extraordinary career. Book your spot at this concert here.

Candlelight is bringing this special set of jazzy concerts to The Croft Downtown. Performances will be held in The Green, the venue’s lush outdoor patio framed by a whimsical keyhole and adorned with beautiful bistro lighting. These special Candlelight jazz performances are sure to soothe the soul and calm the mind while immersed in the space’s glowing atmosphere. Simply sit back and savor the stunning pieces you’ll hear, performed by the most talented local musicians.

The Candlelight Series takes place twice each night with two 60-minute performances. Doors will open at least 30 minutes prior to each show.

Candlelight is an experience unlike any other. Don’t miss out on this special revival of jazz classics!

Buy your tickets for Phoenix Candlelight and book an incredible evening of jazz here.

Candlelight Open Air: Romantic Jazz feat. Sinatra & Nat King Cole
April 22, 2021 9:00 pm

[Featured image: Wikimedia Commons/William P. Gottlieb]