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Jan 22

The Cooke Book: The Music of Sam Cooke

Presented by the City of Aventura

Jan 22, 2023


Event Details

  • Aventura Arts & Cultural Center
  • Seats Start at $45.00
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Celebrate the 92nd anniversary of the birth of Sam Cooke with this extraordinary concert. The Cooke Book: The Music of Sam Cooke is a celebration of Sam Cooke’s innovative (but too brief) career that blazed a trail for Aretha Franklin, Curtis Mayfield, Marvin Gaye, Rod Stewart, Smokey Robinson, and many other giants of Soul Music.

Sing along to songs from the legendary singer/songwriter that seamlessly highlight Cooke’s musical journey from Gospel golden boy, through his transition into an international Pop sensation, his remarkable Jazz and Blues interpretations from his triumphant Copacabana appearance, and his lasting legacy. A Chicago son, like Cooke himself, Darrian Ford performs these timeless and classic melodies with expanded and re-invigorated arrangements that hold stylistically true to the era, while his “... scorching vocals send you searching for your soul” - The Chicago Tribune

STUDENT and TEACHER tickets available by choosing STUDENT or TEACHER ticket type.

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All dates, times, programs, artists and all ticket prices are subject to change at any time without notice. All ticket prices plus applicable service charges. All special offers cannot be combined with other discounts or previous purchases and certain restrictions. Everyone attending must have a ticket.