A Peter White Christmas at Times Square
Type: Entertainment & Performances, Music & Concerts
Showtimes @ 7:30PM & 10:00PM
Doors Open @ 6:00PM & 9:30PM
Tickets $40.00 in advance, $45.00 day of show
Reserved VIP booths on floor available for 4 & 6 people
$60 per ticket - must buy entire booth
A booth for 4 = $240
A booth for 6 = $360
For nearly two decades, Peter White has maintained a reputation as one of the most versatile and prolific acoustic guitarists on the contemporary jazz landscape. Armed with an unparalleled combination of lyricism and energy, he combines elements of jazz, pop, and classical guitar to create a sound that is singular and at the same time accessible to a broad audience. Born in 1954 in Luton, a small town north of London, White learned his first chords on an acoustic guitar and had decided by his late teens that music was his calling. Barely a year after his first professional gig, he joined Al Stewart's band as a keyboardist for a 1975 tour and contributed to the album Year of the Cat, which became a huge hit for Stewart in 1976. The tour and the album marked the beginning of a 20-year association with Stewart. In the '80s, White also contributed to the launch of Polish singer Basia Trzetrzelewska's illustrious career, playing on her 1987 debut album Time and Tide.
After 15 years as a backup musician and session player, White launched his solo recording career with the 1990 release of Reveillez-Vous. He followed with three albums on the Sindrome label before signing with Columbia for the 1996 release of Caravan of Dreams. He maintained an ambitious release schedule through the '90s (and continues to do so today), but he also found time to appear on recordings by many of his friends, including Dave Koz, Rick Braun, Richard Elliot, Jeff Golub, Lee Ritenour, Kirk Whalum, Boney James, and many others. He has also established his annual Peter White Christmas Tour, fueled by the success of his two highly regarded holiday albums, Songs of the Season (1997) and A Peter White Christmas (2007).
In a career that spans more than three decades, a dozen solo recordings, and countless performances, White insists that it's the faces in the crowd and the fans that keep the experience fresh. "The idea that someone can write me an email and tell me about something I did on a record that was released fifteen years ago - you can't buy that. That's priceless. That's what keeps me going - the idea that people out there really care about what I do, the idea that I've made a difference for someone." White's latest album, Here We Go, came out earlier this year.