Nat King Cole was an American vocalist and jazz pianist. Cole, one of the most famous entertainers of the 1950s and 60s, recorded over one hundred songs that became hits on the pop charts. The history behind these recordings is a testament to Nat King Cole’s ability to break down barriers while being an innovator. His classic songs and that voice continue to be popular today.
Vocalist Stephen Fuller and pianist Fred Fischer will briefly discuss the life and times of Nat King Cole. However, the focus of this program will be the music that made him famous. Including hits like "Route 66," "Nature Boy," "The Christmas Song," "L.O.V.E.," "Mona Lisa" and more.