Richard "Cookie" Thomas

Richard “Cookie” Thomas performs outdoors Sunday, Aug.18 at the Bartlett Arboretum in Stamford.

an announcement from Bartlett Arboretum

A versatile jazz vocalist in Stamford, Connecticut, and an undiscovered treasure, Richard “Cookie” Thomas’ career began in Philadelphia in 1960 when he had the opportunity, at fourteen, to open for B.B. King.

Richard’s voice is especially suited to well-known classic standards. Richard draws his inspiration from the likes of Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, and Johnny Hartman.

What to Know Before You Go

The concert will take place on the Great Lawn or in the Silver Educational Center if there’s rain.

Bring chairs or a blanket, and a picnic dinner. Wendy’s Weenies food truck will also be on site, serving hot dogs, philly cheese steak wedges, cheeseburgers, grilled cheese and drinks!

$5 for members, $10 for non-members, free for children 12 & under.

NOTE: Tickets bought the day of the event at the Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens. Cash, check or cards accepted. If you are interested in becoming a member, please click here.

For our complete summer concert series, please click here.

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