If you’re enjoying Leslie Odom Jr. In Concert on PBS, there’s exciting news for fans of the Tony winner…. he is coming out with a brand new solo album!!!
The album will be released later this Fall 2018 from S-Curve Records. It’s expecting to feature a mix of jazz, surprising new renditions of Broadway favorites, and more. Several songs from the album are heard on tonight’s PBS concert. One of those songs (now available for digital download as a single) is a rendition of the song WITHOUT YOU from Rent (the show that Odom Jr made his Broadway Debut back in 1998 at the age of 17 being one of the youngest cast members at the time).
The album will mark as Odom Jr’s 3rd solo album. His self titled debut album LESLIE ODOM JR was originally an independent project with funding from fans via Kickstarter back in 2013. The process of releasing took quite some time due to Odom Jr’s schedule filming SMASH at the time. The album was offically released in 2014 available via CD Baby. The album was then re-recorded and updated in 2016 following the success of Odom Jr’s breakout performance in Hamilton: An American Musical (which he signed a 4 album deal via S-Curve Records). The updated version of the self titled debut album went to # 1 on the Billboard Jazz Charts and # 147 on Billboard 200. Several songs from his debut album also appeared in tonight’s PBS concert,
In addition that very same year of 2016, Odom Jr. released his sophomore (and first holiday) album SIMPLY CHRISTMAS featuring soulful and jazzy renditions of some of your favorite Christmas songs. SIMPLY CHRISTMAS went to # 31 on No. 147 on Billboard 200
Who is loving Leslie Odom Jr’s PBS special?!! Who can’t wait to hear more music from one of this soulful talent?!!
Award-winning vocalist Leslie Odom, Jr. releases his version of ‘Without You’ from the iconic Broadway Musical Rent today via S-Curve Records. Odom, Jr. began performing the beautiful and moving song on the road last year, and was eager to get into the studio to record and release it ahead of his ne…
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