Save the date now for a special evening with a music legend as Johnny Mathis comes to Clearwater’s Ruth Eckerd Hall next month. Mathis will perform everything from great classics from stage and film, as well as his own pop hits and a little holiday music in the mix. Johnny Mathis will be visiting Destination Tampa Bay on Saturday, January 18 (8 p.m.) or more information, click here.
More about Johnny Mathis
Johnny Mathis “John Royce Mathis” (born September 30, 1935) is an American singer-songwriter of popular music. Starting his career with singles of standard music, he became highly popular as an album artist, with several dozen of his albums achieving gold or platinum status and 73 making the Billboard charts to date. Mathis has received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and has been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame for three separate recordings.
Although he is frequently described as a romantic singer, his discography includes traditional pop, Brazilian and Spanish music, soul, rhythm and blues, show tunes, Tin Pan Alley, soft rock, blues, country music, and even a few disco songs for his album Mathis Magic in 1979. Mathis has also recorded six albums of Christmas music. In a 1968 interview, Mathis cited Lena Horne, Nat King Cole, and Bing Crosby among his musical influences.
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