Fred Hughes Trio:  I'll Be Home For Christmas

Featuring pianist Fred Hughes, bassist Amy Shook and percussionist Frank Russo, the ensemble brings over seven decades of musical experience to the stage.

Originating in the jazz clubs of Washington, DC, a sampling of the groups performing credentials includes the Elkhart, Rehoboth, Cape May, East Coast and Clifford Brown Jazz Festivals, the 1996 Summer Olympics and tours to the Republic of Korea in 2001 and 2002.

The groups leader, pianist Fred Hughes, is a former member and featured soloist with the US Army’s Jazz Ambassadors, was musical supervisor and conductor for the Three Mo’ Tenors and is the author of The Jazz Pianist: Left Hand Voicings and Chord Theory published by Alfred Publications.

He can be heard on over twenty five recordings and has released twelve albums with his various groups including six on the EMI/Oasis Record Label in Asia. He has performed with jazz greats Al Cohn, Arturo Sandoval, Roy Hargrove, Bill Watrous, and Toots Thielemans. His conducting credits include the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, the Atlanta and Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestras, Washington and Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestras and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. He is currently the director of the Chesapeake Bay Community Band on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

The Fred Hughes Trio has shared the stage with such artists as Claudio Roditi, Jon Fedchock, Warren Vache and Larry Coryell and the groups recordings include Out Of The Blue, Live and No Turning Back as well as the DVD, In Concert, released in the Republic of Korea.



The historic Milton Theatre is a uniquely diverse venue where you will find the best local, regional, national, and international talent. Free municipal and on-street parking are available. Full bar and light food options available. This facility is fully accessible.

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