Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: Jess Godwin Sings Elton John
Presented by Artist Lounge Live
Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 8 p.m.
Singer-songwriter, recent recipient of 3M award, and nationally-touring recording artist Jess Godwin (iTunes: FOOL ME ONCE, BE A LIGHT) pours her vulnerable heart and dynamic voice into Elton John’s greatest hits. Sir Elton’s sometimes eccentric, always heartfelt blend of classical, gospel, and rock perfectly suits the sensitive and courageous Godwin. Tony-Award Winner and Jess Godwin fan Kristin Chenoweth lauds, “I just love her voice… she gets it.” Godwin shines playing piano-driven, chart-topping hits like “Your Song,” “Rocket Man,” and “Benny and the Jets.”
For an additional $5, you can share in Elton's "Oscar Viewing Party Experience" by savoring the same grilled cheese recipe!
Grilled Raisin Bread Cheese Sandwiches with Gorgonzola, Marscapone, and Asian Pears
Recipe by: Chef Wayne Elias
Makes: 3 full sandwiches or 1 dozen hors d'ouevres
6 slices of thin sliced raisin bread
3 oz. marscapone cheese
3 oz. gorgonzola cheese
1 Asian pear peeled, cored, sliced thin
2 oz. butter for pan grilling
1. Place six slices of raisin bread on work table and sprinkle the marscapone cheese evenly on all slices.
2. Sprinkle gorgonzola evenly on three of the raisin bread slices and then layer three slices of pear on top of the cheese. Place the slices together to close the sandwich.
3. In a saute pan, melt 2 oz. of butter and over low to medium heat grill the sandwiches on both side until golden brown.
4. To serve: Trim the edges off the sandwiches and cut into a criss cross to form four little triangle pieces. Garnish with fresh herbs.
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