Freelon and Brown Trio welcome the holiday season at TFAC

Published 1:00 pm Thursday, December 8, 2016

You’ve never heard Jingle Bells like this! World-renowned jazz artists Nnenna Freelon and John Brown Trio welcome the holiday season at Tryon Fine Arts Center on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 8 p.m. With more than a dozen Grammy nominations between them, Freelon and Brown will present their signature renditions of beloved jazz standards as well as holiday classics, turning the expected into something quite different and wonderful.

Freelon says of her Yuletide performance, “Music was always a big part of my family Christmas celebrations. These are the songs that we return to again and again every holiday season. They are filled with warm memories. These songs bring me so much joy and warm memories. Christmas for me celebrates the gifts of peace and hope.”

You’ll find this, and much more, in the songs that Nnenna Freelon and the John Brown Trio bring to Tryon Fine Arts Center. Tickets are available through the Box Office at or by calling 828-859-8322.

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Nnenna Freelon and John Brown Trio are presented by Tryon Daily Bulletin, Tryon Estates, and the North Carolina Arts Council. The 2016-2017 Main Stage Season is presented by Parsec Financial.

– article submitted by Michelle Fleming