HERE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE WONDERFUL ARTISTS WE HAVE HAD THE PLEASURE OF PRESENTING OVER THE YEARS. OUR APPROACH IS INTIMATE AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, MUSICAL. WE TAKE GREAT CARE IN THE RECORDING PROCESS WORKING CLOSELY WITH ARTISTS AND THEIR APPROVED ENGINEERS AND PRODUCERS. THANK YOU TO PHIL RAMONE, T BONE BURNETT, RICKEY MINOR, JIMMY VIVINO, GE SMITH, PAUL SHAFFER, CRISPIN CIOE, GEOFF EMERICK, DAVID BERGER, MARC SHAIMAN, ANDREW LIPPA, VAN DYKE PARKS, WIX WICKENS, MARK STEWERT, ROBBIE KONDOR, JOHN HARRIS, JAY VICARI AND SUE PELINO AMONG MANY OTHERS.
MY BROTHER PETER KAMINSKY AND I WORKED WITH PAUL'S VIDEOGRAPHER CHARLIE LIGHTNING TO CREATE THIS MEMORABLE OPENING SEQUENCE.
MILEY DOES IT "HER WAY" WITH PAUL SHAFFER, CRISPIN CIOE, WILL LEE, JIMMY VIVINO, LEON PENDARVIS, SHAWN PELTON, JERRY VIVINO AND "BONES" MALONE.
THE OPENING ACAPELLA SUNG BY MS. FRANKLIN IN THE EAST ROOM OF THE WHITE HOUSE IS A PERFORMANCE FOR THE AGES. MUSIC DOESN'T GET MUCH DEEPER.  OTHER PERFORMERS IN THE SHOW INCLUDED BISHOP RANCE ALLEN, PASTOR SHIRLEY CAESAR, RODNEY CROWELL, RHIANNON GIDDENS, EMMYLOU HARRIS, DARLENE LOVE, LYLE LOVETT, TAMELA MANN, MICHELLE WILLIAMS, THE MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY CHOIR WITH EMCEE ROBIN ROBERTS. EXECUTIVE MUSIC DIRECTOR: T BONE BURNETT WITH BAND LEADER BILLY MAXWELL.
FRANK SINATRA SAID "THERE IS ONLY ONE TRUE GENIUS IN SHOW BUSINESS...RAY CHARLES." THIS SHOW, PERFORMED IN THE EAST ROOM OF THE WHITE HOUSE INCLUDES PERFORMANCES BY YOLANDA ADAMS, LEON BRIDGES, ANDRA DAY, ANTHONY HAMILTON, BRITTANY HOWARD, DEMI LOVATO, SAM MOORE, JUSSIE SMOLLETT, THE BAND PERRY AND USHER WITH RICKEY MINOR AS EXECUTIVE MUSIC DIRECTOR AND THE CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE BIG BAND PLAYING CHARTS FROM THE RAY CHARLES ARCHIVES. LINDA MENDOZA WAS NOMINATED FOR A DGA AWARD FOR THIS PROGRAM.
THIS MAN'S SINGING WAS A REVELATION TO ME. GOSPEL MEETS STAX! 
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