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Premiered March, 2003

This performance features Lyle Lovett backed by his 14 ­ piece big band and 26 - piece orchestra. Lyle performs songs from his new album “Smile,” a collection culled from an eclectic cross-section of recent American cinema. Popular songs form “Smile” include “Summerwind,” “Mack the Knife” and “Walking Tall.” Randy Newman and trumpeter Mark Isham join Lyle on stage. Randy Newman, in addition to his duets with Lovett, performs familiar songs such as “Political Science (Let’s Drop the Big One)” and “I Think It’s Gonna Rain Today.” Lyle Lovett rounds out the show performing a gospel set including some well-known classics and popular originals. He performs his version of the Ray Charles song “What’d I Say,” and “I’m Gonna Wait.”