Haley Reinhart reunited with Casey Abrams for the Jazz in the Pines festival in Idyllwild, California on August 12, 2018. Haley last performed with Casey at his Alma Mater back in 2016. This year, Idyllwild Arts not only celebrated it’s 25th year and one of it’s esteemed educators, Marshall Hawkins; it also wanted to give thanks to the firefighters and first responders that helped save the school from the Cranston forest fires.
Haley and Casey reprised their Iconic American Idol Duet “Moanin'” live for the first time in ages.
Another classic that made the set was their Zombies cover, “Time of The Season”, which Casey featured on from Haley’s third album, What’s That Sound?
Other highlights of the afternoon include performing with Casey at #JazzinthePines2018, Idyllwild Arts’ alumnist, Nora Germain, who joined Casey in a bass/violin duet of the Flintones’ Theme Song. Additional guest musician for the day included Jeremy Bieber, John Newmnan, Barnaby Finch, Bob Hamilton & Kelly Corbin.
The entire cast of musicians, including Haley, came back on stage at the end to perform Casey’s song “Cougar Town”.
Written by HaleysTusk, edited by Rachel