Raymond Arroyo is bring his “Christmas Merry & Bright” tour to Cleveland, OH on December 15th at Playhouse Square. We’ll be giving away the album and pairs of tickets during the #weGIVECATHOLIC campaign. There will be a drawing for early donors, and then a drawing for each of the six-hour windows starting with midnight on Giving Tuesday and ending at 11:59 PM that day.
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About Raymond Arroyo:
Raymond Arroyo is a New York Times bestselling-author, an international broadcaster and a contributor for CNN and Fox News who has worked for the Associated Press. Mr. Arroyo has been a contributor and/or made frequent appearances on: The Today Show, Fox News, Good Morning America, CNN Headline News, Access Hollywood, Erin Burnett Outfront, The Ingraham Angle and many more. He also enjoys a vast audience through his decades-long series of highly rated shows on EWTN (commonly known as “the world’s largest Faith media network”). His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Newsweek, Time Magazine, The New Yorker, and elsewhere.
A graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and the esteemed New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA), Raymond has performed and directed in New York and London. He has produced Billboard topping musical projects including The Birth of Christ with Liam Neeson (Sony Classics) and Christmastime in New Orleans (Verve/Universal). His string of New York Times Bestselling books, Will Wilder series (Random House), The Spider Who Saved Christmas (Sophia) and Turnabout Tales (Harper Collins) have become household favorites for his devoted global audiences.
Arroyo also hosted the Telly Award-winning special for Public Broadcast (PBS) called Christmastime in New Orleans. A native New Orleanian, Mr. Arroyo is passionate about sharing the unique culture of his beloved Crescent City and the great state of Louisiana.
Arroyo is also well-known for his captivating interviews. Highlights include: Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Placido Domingo, Martin Sheen, Mary Higgins Clark, Mel Gibson, Tim Conway, Mark Burnett, and a groundbreaking interview with comic legend, Jerry Lewis, to name just a few. Each Christmas, throughout his broadcast career, Arroyo has sung with legendary singers of the season.
To date, Arroyo has entertained an estimated 400 million global households. This Christmas, the award-winning, best-selling talent continues to bring his New Orleans roots to a toe-tapping, heartwarming, all new classic Big Band Jazz Christmas album called Christmas Merry & Bright.
About Merry & Bright:
Backed by the jazz supergroup, The NOLA Players, Christmas Merry & Bright showcases Kevin Kaska’s (The Greatest Showman, Jungle Book) beautiful, Big Band new arrangements of the timeless “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day”, a hard driving, “Joy to the World”, and a never-before heard orchestration of “The First Noel/ We Magi of Orient Are”. The album also captures unexplored emotions of the season with an all-new rendition of the beloved, “Feliz Navidad”– complete with a moving duet with Grammy Winner, José Feliciano. Soon to be a Christmas favorite, Christmas Merry & Bright will forever change the way you experience these cherished songs. Raymond Arroyo’s dynamic interpretations imbue the joyous rhythms of this repertoire while tugging at the heartstrings. Arroyo will be touring in select markets this coming November and December in support of Raymond Arroyo Christmas Merry & Bright bringing a memory making, wonder awakening, experience for the family to prepare for the yuletide seas