Morton's concert, part of the Broadway at Birdland concert series, is scheduled to begin at 6 PM. "Caledonia – The Homecoming" (Lyric Partners) is an ode to Morton's homeland, Scotland. The CD, which was recorded at Bias Studios in Springfield, VA, is a mix of contemporary and standard songs, all of which pay tribute to Scotland. Song titles include “The Dark Island,” “My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose,” “Loch Lomond,” “Danny Boy,” “Auld Lang Syne” and “Caledonia.”
Morton earned a 2004 Tony nomination as Best Actor for his work in Taboo, and appeared in the Broadway revue Sondheim on Sondheim in 2010. He recently starred in Chess at Signature Theatre in Arlington, VA.
Birdland is located at 315 West 44th Street. There is a $25 cover charge and a $10 food/drink minimum. For reservations call (212) 581-3080 or visit www.birdlandjazz.com.