Discover Jazz Festival: LESLIE ODOM JR
“[Odom, Jr.’s music] is bursting with pinpoint detail, almost porcelain in its balance of structure and fragility.”—New York Times
Grammy and Tony Award-winner Leslie Odom, Jr. recently completed his run on Broadway as Aaron Burr in the original cast of the blockbuster hit musical, Hamilton. Odom, Jr. made his Broadway debut at the age of 17 in Rent and is now earning accolades for his roles in shows such as Gotham and Grey’s Anatomyand in movies such as Murder on the Orient Express. A hypnotic performer on-stage and on-screen, the multifaceted Odom, Jr. is also a golden-voiced interpreter of jazz and musical standards, which he inflects with a soulful R&B croon. His debut album, Leslie Odom, Jr., topped Billboard and iTunes jazz charts upon its 2016 release.