Detroit Senate Theater Reopening & Pops Concert featuring Jelani Eddington

posted by pjacyk on May 6, 2011 at 10:05 am

DETROIT, MI — The Detroit Senate Theater, current home to the unique 4/34 Wurlitzer Organ from Detroit’s Fisher Theater, reopens Sunday May 15, 2011 at 3 PM with a show featuring Jelani Eddington playing a wide variety of popular music.

6424 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48210
Tickets: $12.00 / $8.00 ages 12 and under

Many exciting things happening at the Senate. Volunteers have been hard at work painting, cleaning, refreshing, and much more. The Wurlitzer is sounding better than ever after recently being professionally releathered (including the electro-pneumatic relay !)

Many recent pictures and updates at http://www.facebook.com/DTOSonFB

Help is always needed around the theater, especially before reopening day May 15. To become a volunteer worker, donate financially via paypal, or donate supplies visit the Detroit Theater Organ Society website. (Email: , Office phone number: 313-894-0850)

Jelani Eddington
During the years that Jelani Eddington has given concerts, he has easily established himself as one of the most prominent and sought-after artists on the concert circuit. Jelani has performed in most of the major concert venues throughout the United States, has toured extensively abroad, and has received numerous awards and recognitions, including his selection as the 2001 Theatre Organist Of The Year.

In addition to his work as an organist, Jelani has also distinguished himself as a concert pianist, appearing recently as a guest pianist for performances of Edvard Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A-Minor, George Gershwin’s Rhapsody In Blue, and Leroy Anderson’s Piano Concerto in C-Major. In February 2008, Jelani was invited to perform two special performances of Anderson’s concerto with the Tulsa Signature Symphony as part of a celebration of Leroy Anderson’s Centennial.

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