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Johnny Mathis Gives Infinite Serenade

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Johnny Mathis Transcends Time, Enchants Broward Center.

February 24th, 2024

In a night that transcended time at the Broward Center, Johnny Mathis proved once again that age is just a number and that true artistry knows no boundaries. The legendary crooner not only showcased a profound love for his audience but also unveiled an unwavering passion for the art of entertainment, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of all fortunate enough to witness his performance.

At 88, Mathis stood as a testament to the timeless nature of his music, defying the limitations of age with an energy and enthusiasm that mirrored the vitality of his earlier years. His smooth tenor voice, a beacon of purity and beauty, resonated through the theater, creating a mesmerizing musical tapestry that stirred emotions in the hearts of a sea of silver-haired fans who had journeyed through time with him.

The connection he forged with the predominantly 80s and older crowd went beyond mere notes and lyrics; it was a shared experience, a journey through the decades where his songs had been the soundtrack of countless lives. Mathis didn’t just perform; he invited the audience to reminisce, to relive moments only his music could evoke.

As the Broward Center witnessed not just a performance but a celebration of a living legend, it was impossible not to marvel at the golden voice that had almost never come to be. Mathis’s pivotal decision in 1956, choosing a musical career over Olympic trials in the High Jump, resonated in every note he sang, transforming what could have been a gold medal into a cascade of musical achievements.

With over 350 million records sold worldwide, 73 albums on the Billboard top charts, and a collection of Grammy accolades, Johnny Mathis’s legacy unfolded on stage like a symphony of success. The Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, three songs in the Grammy Hall of Fame, and five Grammy nominations were not just accolades but milestones in a journey that has spanned decades. The Broward Center became a front-row seat to witness the unfolding of a musical saga, where Mathis’s decision to forgo the Olympics became the foundation for a voice that, like a fine wine, only grows richer with time.

Adding to the grandeur of the evening was a 20-piece orchestra that accompanied Mathis, their harmonies reaching even the farthest seats in the house. The collaboration between the maestro and the orchestra elevated the performance, creating a musical experience that was nothing short of enchanting.

In between the musical interludes, a comedian took the stage, providing moments of laughter that complemented the evening’s overall joyous atmosphere. The seamless transition between the comedic interludes and Mathis’s soulful ballads showcased the versatility of the evening’s entertainment, ensuring that every aspect of the audience’s emotions was touched upon.

Johnny Mathis’s performance at the Broward Center was more than a concert; it was a testament to the enduring power of music and the ageless charm of a true maestro. As the final notes faded away, the audience was left with a sense of awe, having been part of a magical night where Johnny Mathis gave not just a concert but an infinite serenade that will resonate in the memories of all who were fortunate enough to be present.

Johnny Mathis. photo by Eliot Lee Hazel

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