Music Lovers Hurry to Get Cheap Alicia Keys Tickets for Her 2010 Tour
Renowned singer and song-writer, Alicia Keys is set to go on tour between March and April of this year, visiting places like Ontario, New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maryland, DC, Florida, Georgia, Texas, California, Nevada, Portugal, Austria, Italy, France, Germany, Holland, Switzerland, the UK, Ireland, Scotland, and Spain.
Among Keys' list of studio releases are Songs in A Minor (2001), The Diary of Alicia Keys (2003), As I Am (2007), and The Element of Freedom (2009), as well as 2005 live album, Unplugged. Keys was the first woman to record an album for MTV Unplugged that ranked number one on its debut.
The Key to Keys
Born Alicia Augello Cook I the gritty Hell's Kitchen in New York (otherwise known as Midtown West, Manhattan), Key's musical influences are highly varied, including the likes of Marvin Gaye, Nina Simone, Donny Hathaway, Stevie Wonder, Frederic Chopin, Erik Satie, Leontyne Price, Wu-Tang Clan, The Notorious B.I.G., Jay-Z, and Tupac Shakur. A musical prodigy, Keys was trained formally in jazz and classical piano when she was 7 years old, under the tutelage of her teacher, Margaret Pine, and was exposed to the styling of Fats Waller, Oscar Peterson, and Marian McPartland.
Keys began to appreciate the art of music composition when she attended the Professional Performing Arts School under the instruction of the free-spirited Miss Aziza, who created her own original music.
She studied for a couple of years at Columbia University on a scholarship and left to pursue a full-time musical career.
Obviously, talent like this could not be ignored for very long. At the young age of 14, Keys was discovered by Jeff Robinson. From then on, Keys performed wherever she could within the tri-state. Now a multi-awarded musical performer, Keys has many fans lined up to buy cheap Alicia Keys tickets.
A Music All Her Own
Based on her background and education, Keys created a unique fusion of classical, hip-hop, jazz and soul, putting her in a category all her own. With her gift for song and her vocal reach of a contralto, Keys’ album, “Songs in A Minor”, earned her the 2001 Grammy Awards. More than 235,000 copies of this release were sold during the first week, and it rose up to 10,000 internationally. Fans all over the world didn’t think twice about purchasing cheap Alicia Keys tickets.
From 1985 to 2008, Keys has appeared on television shows like The Cosby Show, Charmed, American Dreams, The Proud Family, Sesame Street, The Backyardigans, Cane, Elmo's Christmas Countdown, and Dove's "Fresh Takes". She also graced the big screen sometime between 2007 and 2008 by appearing in films like Smokin' Aces, The Nanny Diaries, and The Secret Life of Bees, which got her an NAACP Image Awards nomination for that year. These acting stints only served to further her growing fan base, with more people trying to buy cheap Alicia Keys tickets for her concert tours.