West Virginia Public Broadcasting presents
Joy to the World w/ Bob Thompson ft Landau Eugene Murphy Jr.
West Virginia State Capitol Grounds
Charleston, WV, 25305
Doors 7:30 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is all ages
Watch & Listen
Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr.
Born August 11, 1974, Logan County, West Virginia, United States. An American jazz singer. He received national attention for winning the sixth season of the NBC reality show America's Got Talent.
The Bob Thompson Band
Since 1991 Bob Thompson has been pianist, and regularly featured artist on West Virginia’s NPR syndicated radio show, Mountain Stage. For the past twenty-five years he has also been co-producer and host of Joy to the World, a Holiday jazz show, broadcast on public radio stations nationwide.
In October 2015, Bob Thompson was inducted into the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame.
Bob makes his home in Charleston, West Virginia, and has enjoyed a long and active career as a performer, composer, arranger, and educator. For decades he has played at festivals and venues around the country, and has also taken his music to Europe, Africa, and South America.
Bob Thompson’s resume includes guest appearances on Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz, on NPR, and BET on Jazz with Ramsey Lewis. His recordings on Intima Records, and Ichiban International, received high recognition on the jazz charts, with several reaching the top-ten.
His 2016 recording with the Bob Thompson Band is called “Look Beyond The Rain."
His recent recordings, Bob Thompson “Live” on Mountain Stage, and Smile, with the Bob Thompson Unit, are on his own label, Colortones.com.
Tickets are availble online and at Taylor Books in downtown Charleston.
Advance tickets: $30
If available day of show: $40
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