Guest artist Steve Lippia joins CCM's big bands for their season opening concert on Oct. 9, 2011.

Guest artist Steve Lippia joins CCM's big bands for their season opening concert on Oct. 9, 2011.

Critically acclaimed jazz vocalist Steve Lippia joins CCM’s Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band for a tribute concert to the legendary Frank Sinatra on Sunday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. in Corbett Auditorium.

Aptly titled “Simply Sinatra,” this concert features the romance of an evening filled with the hits of “Old Blue Eyes,” including “Come Fly With Me,” “New York, New York” and “My Way.” Renowned for his charisma and stage presence, crooner Steve Lippia has performed around the country with extended engagements in the hotspots of Las Vegas and Atlantic City. Hear the hits of the “Chairman of the Board” brought to life as Lippia joins the CCM Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band, under the direction of Scott Belck and Dominic Marino, on stage in Corbett Auditorium for one night only.

About Steve Lippia
Steve Lippia has become one of the most prominent, in-demand vocalists and has quickly established his place among the finest interpreters of “standards” and traditional pop music in the nation. Lippia has headlined in highly successful, extended engagements at the Rio Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and Resorts Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, where audiences lined up more than two hours before show time to vie for seating. Lippia has also recently performed to sold-out audiences with many major symphonies across North America. His acclaimed, self-titled CD was recorded at Warner Brothers Studios in Los Angeles with a 41-piece symphony. In addition, Lippia has recorded Steve Lippia Live, a collection of some of his live performances. His much-anticipated third CD, titled Steve Lippia in Concert, was released June 16, 2009.

Single Tickets & Parking Information
Tickets to “Simply Sinatra” are $12 for general admission, $5 for non-UC students and free for UC students with valid ID. Parking is available in the CCM Garage (at the base of Corry Boulevard off of Jefferson Avenue) and additional garages throughout the UC campus.

Flex Ticket Packages
Concert flex ticket packages are also still available for “Simply Sinatra” and all other CCM Jazz Series concerts. Concert tickets are just $5 each when purchased in a flex package of at least four tickets. Flex package tickets can be used any way you want: bring three guests to a single concert or attend four different performances this season – the choice is yours! You must purchase at least four tickets to qualify for flex package pricing. Flex ticket packages must be ordered by Dec. 12, 2011.

For more information, visit ccm.uc.edu or call the CCM Box Office at 513-556-4183.

CCM Season Presenting Sponsor: The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation
CCM Jazz Series Sponsor: Christopher Dietz & Family

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