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Jazz Vocalist ROBERT E. PERSON Celebrates LOVE, LIFE & MUSIC At Washington DC’s BLUES ALLEY January 3rd

unnamedHis voice has been described as effortlessly flawless.  Jazz vocalist ROBERT E. PERSON has performed on theatre stages, in Cathedrals and church sanctuaries, in concert halls and at festivals, and no matter where he sings, the Washington DC native delivers a pure, classically trained and anointed soulful sound that is delightful to any ear.
Robert is once again sharing his voice and bringing in the New Year in concert at the famed BLUES ALLEY Jazz and Supper Club.  ROBERT E PERSON CELEBRATES Love Life & Music will commence January 3rd with two shows: 8PM and 10PM hosted by Marcellus “Bassman” Shepard of WEAA Radio.  Tickets are available at www.BluesAlley.com
Along with his Jazz trio and string quartet, Robert will be singing songs from his LOVE DIVINE release including the beautifully orchestrated remake of “COME SUNDAY” (Duke Ellington) which features pianist and music director for the event Allyn Johnson. The diverse singer will toss in some R&B hits, jazz standards and showtune favorites by Rogers and Hammerstein, Luther Vandross, Donny Hathaway and more.
Robert has enjoyed an incredible year in ministry and in performance.  He has recently received seven 2016 Rhythm of Gospel Award Nominations (Contemporary CD, Praise & Worship CD, CD of the Year, Artist of the Year, Contemporary Male Vocalist, Praise & Worship Male Vocalist and Best Performance by Male Vocalist) and was Nominated for 2015 Washington Area Music Awards “Wammie Award” for Gospel/Inspirational Vocalist of the Year.  The 29th Annual Wammie Awards, presented by The Washington Area Music Association, aims to recognize significant career achievements by Washington DC area musicians and artists.
Robert also carried a lead role as the Cowardly Lion in THE WIZ at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn in partnership with ANKH Repertory Theatre and The Finest! Performance Foundation, Inc.  But a true highlight this year for Robert was his participation in one of the most historical moments for the Washington D.C. area and the United States – The 2015 Papal Visit. During the Mass, Robert served in the Papal Choir and offered a solo musical selection before The Pope.
With his current radio single “I REALLY LOVE YOU” crossing into multiple genres (Smooth Jazz and Gospel), Robert is going into 2016 with a fervent expectancy of great movement in his artistry and music ministry.  LOVE DIVINE is distributed by New Day Christian Distributors and available on all digital music outlets and in stores everywhere.  Get your taste of LOVE DIVINE at Blues Alley, January 3rd and start your New Year celebrating LOVE, LIFE and MUSIC!
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