Ed Croft Trio performs ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Live at Historic Taylor Theater in Lockport

LOCKPORT — Filmed inside the empty Historic Taylor Theater on the Kenan Center Campus was one of the regions only live performances in recent months. The Ed Croft Trio performed ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’, composed by jazz great, Vince Guaraldi, and the live recording will be made available to the public on December 11. The trio features multi-award winning Ed Croft on upright bass, Jake Malone Brancato on piano and Candice Simone Thomas on drums.

The original soundtrack, which sold over four million copies, is considered one of the most beloved holiday albums ever recorded. The Ed Croft Trio performance includes wonderful story-telling by Ed Croft highlighting Guaraldi and the music of the era. 

“This performance marks our 4th Jazz at the Taylor Holiday show and we are excited to continue the tradition of bringing music to our community,” said a spokeswoman for Parrish Gibbons Herzog.

Tickets to purchase the video link are available now, and can be purchased before or after December 11. A video link to the performance will be sent by email to ticket holders. The link for the concert will be released on Friday December 11th by 4PM and can be enjoyed anytime throughout the Holiday season.

Tickets and more information about this performance can be found at www.kenancenter.org.