April 6th at 9PM
Inter-Media Art Center
370 New York Avenue, Huntington,
Bodily  549-9666
TICKETS: $30.00 General Public
/ $22.50 IMAC
FRIDAY, April 6th at 9PM, the Inter-Media Art Center in
Huntington, Long Island, will host a concert with rock icon
the past thirty years, LEON RUSSELL’s keyboard talents, with
his spicy blend of rock/soul/blues and country have made him a
legend with fans and musicians alike.
He has influenced a large number of fellow artists, such as The
Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Joe Cocker, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Bela Fleck, The Tractors and others
too numerous to mention.
his career as a teen in Tulsa, playing keyboards with Jerry
Lee Lewis. He
moved to L.A. at 17, promptly establishing himself as a
competitive session musician and a key member of Phil
Spector’s “Wall of Sound” brigade. His versatility is highlighted by his list of credits, which
cover everything from The Byrds’ “Mr. Tambourine Man” to
the arrangement of “This Diamond Ring” by
Gary Lewis and The Playboys for which Russell received his
first gold record.
contributions to America’s musical legacy include such songs
as “Tightrope,” “Delta Lady,” “This Masquerade,”
and “Song for You” which earned a 1993 Grammy for Ray Charles.
His musical vision was the driving force behind his
high-octane performance at George Harrison’s Concert for
Bangla Desh, which solidified his reputation as a performer of
this performance are $30.00 general public ($22.50 for IMAC
Members) and can be obtained by calling IMAC's 24-hour
Arts-Line at (631) 549-ARTS. Tickets can also be purchased
at the theater from noon to 6PM, Tuesdays to Fridays, and
after 2PM on the day of the show. For further information
on this or other IMAC programs, call IMAC's business
office at (631) 549-9666.
The Inter-Media Art Center, Inc. is a non-profit Media and
Performing Arts Center whose programs and services are
supported in part by grants from the New York State Council
on the Arts a state agency and the Suffolk County Office of Cultural Affairs,
as well as by the Members of IMAC. IMAC also gratefully
acknowledges contributions from Fleet Bank, Korg USA and
Olivia and Harlan Fischer.