Preview 'Smithsonian Salutes Ray Charles: In Performance at the White House'

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“Smithsonian Salutes Ray Charles: In Performance at the White House” showcases an evening of celebration with President and Mrs. Obama at the White House in honor of the legacy of iconic singer, songwriter, composer and musician Ray Charles.

Hear interpretations of the music of Ray Charles, using his own big-band musical arrangements, by renowned and up-and-coming artists.  Yolanda Adams, Leon Bridges, Andra Day, Anthony Hamilton, Brittany Howard, Demi Lovato, Sam Moore, Jussie Smollett, The Band Perry and Usher perform.

 

 

In Performance at the White House airs Friday, February 26, 2016 at 9:00 pm on WSKG TV.

 

Photo Credit, Ray Charles: Courtesy of Norman Seef

Photo Credit, Steve Davis: Courtesy of Bill Morgan via Flickr

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