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Leslie Odom Jr.

TONY & GRAMMY AWARD WINNER LESLIE ODOM JR. PERFORMS THE FIRST NOEL WITH PS 22 CHORUS

VIDEO HAS OVER 1.9 MILLION VIEWS!

Award-winning vocalist Leslie Odom Jr. performed a stunning sing along with the PS 22 Chorus of Public School 22 in New York last week. The performance of The First Noel is gaining a lot of attention and has garnered over 1.9 Million views to date! You can view the sing along HERE. The track is featured on the deluxe edition of Odom Jr.ߣs critically acclaimed album Simply Christmas, which is available now. The PS 22 chorus has performed with a multitude of musical acts and has had celebrated appearances on numerous national and international broadcasts throughout the years after its videos gained worldwide attention. To date, the chorus’s videos have been watched more than 75,000,000 times.

Simply Christmas, the stunning album of reinterpreted holiday classics, debuted at #1 on the Soundscan and Billboard Jazz charts last year, and the deluxe edition features four new songs including, Please Come Home For Christmas, Edelweiss, which was arranged by GRAMMY nominee Michael McElroy, and features Odom Jr. 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.The album 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.&#a0;He completed his run as the original&#a0;Aaron Burr&#a0;in the smash hit Hamilton, a role that won him a Tony & Grammy Award.&#a0;&#a0;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.”&#a0;He’s also appeared in episodes of “Gotham,” “Person of Interest,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “House of Lies,” “Vanished” and “CSI: Miami.”&#a0;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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LESLIE ODOM JR. PREMIERES MUSIC VIDEO

TONY & GRAMMY AWARD WINNER LESLIE ODOM JR.
PREMIERES MUSIC VIDEO FOR

“PLEASE COME HOME FOR CHRISTMAS”

TODAY VIA PEOPLE!

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.

Buy/Stream Simply Christmas:

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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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TONY & GRAMMY AWARD WINNER LESLIE ODOM JR. PERFORMS AT THE 2017 VICTORIA’S SECRET FASHION SHOW TONIGHT ON CBS

DELUXE EDITION OF SIMPLY CHRISTMAS OUT NOW

ODOM JR. RECENTLY PERFORMED ON THE MACY’S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE AND WILL PERFORM AT CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER

ODOM JR. IS SET TO PERFORM ON TARAJI’S WHITE HOT HOLIDAYS AIRING ON FOX ON DECEMBER 14

Award-winning vocalist Leslie Odom Jr. will perform on the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show airing tonight on CBS, and worldwide tomorrow, November 29th. Merging fashion, fantasy and entertainment, the lingerie runway show includes iconic musical performances, pink carpet interviews and model profiles. Taking place in Shanghai, China, other performers include, Harry Styles, Miguel and Jane Zhang. Last year’s event garnered 1.4 billion viewers and more than 150 billion media impressions worldwide.

In support of the recently released deluxe edition of his critically acclaimed album Simply Christmas, Odom Jr. performed at the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on the Sesame Street float, and is set to perform at Christmas in Rockefeller Center. Up next, he will perform on the all-star holiday musical special, Taraji’s White Hot Holidays airing on FOX on December 14. He also performed a sing along with the PS22 Chorus of Public School 22 in New York. The chorus has performed with a multitude of musical acts (e.g. Katy Perry, O.A.R and Carrie Underwood) and has had celebrated appearances on numerous national and international broadcasts throughout the years after its videos gained worldwide attention. To date, the chorus’s videos have been watched more than 75,000,000 times. Odom Jr. will also be a part of Live From Lincoln Center which will be filmed in front of audiences at The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center this December, and air on PBS nationwide in 2018.

Simply Christmas, the stunning album of reinterpreted holiday classics, debuted at #1 on the Soundscan and Billboard Jazz charts last year. The deluxe edition, which is out now, features four new songs including, “Please Come Home For Christmas,” “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 Christmasshowcases Odom Jr.’s soulful jazz versions of Christmas classics and follows his successful self-titled jazz debut. Full track listing below.

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Simply Christmas Track Listing

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

First Noel

My Favorite Things

I’ll Be Home For Christmas

The Christmas Song

Merry Christmas Darling

Winter Song

Ave Maria

Please Come Home For Christmas

Christmas (from The Who’s Tommy)

Edelweiss

The Christmas Waltz

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.

Leslie Odom Jr. Concert List

12/03/2017 St. Louis Symphony St. Louis, MO

12/08/2017 Disney Concert Hall Los Angeles, CA

12/19/2017 Lincoln Center New York, NY

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