Fire & Ice is contemporary jazz at its best, featuring national recording artist Michael Lington, successful hometown performer Earl Carter, and backed by the talented Unit 3Deep ensemble. The evening also opens with popular comedian Alonzo "Hamburger" Jones.
Michael Lington is a contemporary jazz saxophonist, songwriter, producer and recording artist. He has released 10 solo albums and 23 singles that have reached the contemporary jazz charts, including his new album "Silver Lining" debuting at #4 on Billboard and the single "City Life" at #10. He recently toured as opening act for Barry Manilow and has also collaborated with Little Richard, Ray Parker Jr., Aaron Neville, Michael Bolton, Kenny Lattimore and many more.
Earl Carter is a Washington, DC based guitarist, bassist and saxophonist who in the past recorded and toured with popular Go-Go band EU (Experience Unlimited). He achieved recent success as a contemporary jazz performer with his 2016 album "Simplicity" featuring the single "Sitting in the Park & Greenlight" and his upcoming new album "It Happened Me" features Michael Lington, Marion Meadows, Jackiem Joyner and David Dyson.
Fire & Ice: Michael Lington & Earl Carter will be backed by Unit3 Deep featuring world renowned bassist David Dyson along with talented keyboardist Patrick Cooper and drummer Duane Thomas.
Comedian Alonzo"Hamburger"Jones is the master of the word "HAMMMM BBBURGERRR" and has audiences falling out their seats laughing with his extraordinary gift of gab. He has appeared on Def Comedy Jam, BET Comic View, Comic Unleashed, appeared in the famous TV Sitcom "Family Guy" and is currently touring around the world!