TONY & GRAMMY AWARD WINNER LESLIE ODOM JR.
PREMIERES MUSIC VIDEO FOR
“PLEASE COME HOME FOR CHRISTMAS”
TODAY VIA PEOPLE!
(November 30, 2017-New York, NY) Award-winning vocalist Leslie Odom Jr. premieres the live music video for his reimagining of The Eagles’ “Please Come Home for Christmas” TODAY via People. Click HERE to view! The song is one of the four new additions on the deluxe edition, which is available now, of Odom Jr.’s critically acclaimed album Simply Christmas. Odom Jr.’s impeccable vocals are featured in the stripped down video as he and a full band perform the jazzy holiday track.
The stunning album of reinterpreted holiday classics debuted at #1 on the Soundscan and Billboard Jazz charts last year, and the deluxe edition features additional new songs ” “Edelweiss,” which was arranged by GRAMMY nominee Michael McElroy, and features Odom Jr.’s wife of 5 years, an accomplished performer in her own right, Nicolette Robinson, and “The Christmas Waltz,” featuring a brand new arrangement by Emmy-winning and GRAMMY nominated arranger Rob Mathes. Simply Christmas showcases Odom Jr.’s soulful jazz versions of Christmas classics and follows his successful self-titled jazz debut.
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About Leslie Odom Jr.
Odom Jr.’s self-titled debut jazz album on S-Curve Records won over critics and fans upon release last year, and debuted at #1 on Soundscan Current and Traditional Jazz Charts. He completed his run as the original Aaron Burr in the smash hit Hamilton last summer, a role that won him a Tony & Grammy Award. On the small screen, Odom, Jr. is best-known for his portrayal of ‘Sam Strickland’ in the NBC musical series, “Smash,” and his recurring role as ‘Reverend Curtis Scott’ on “Law & Order: SVU.” He’s also appeared in episodes of “Gotham,” “Person of Interest,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “House of Lies,” “Vanished” and “CSI: Miami.” On the big screen, he starred in the 2012 film, “Red Tails,” opposite Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding Jr. and David Oyelowo. Odom Jr. is currently starring in Murder On The Orient Express alongside Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, and more.
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