Studdard took it yet another step from mimic-y tribute show, with stories of how Vandross' music fit into his own life. His tales were relatable and funny, providing cool transitions into the tunes themselves.
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Ruben Studdard performs his “Ruben Sings Luther” concert at Jefferson Center’s Shaftman Performance Hall on Tuesday.
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Ruben Studdard at Jefferson Center on Tuesday, leading his band in a Luther Vandross tribute show.
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Ruben Studdard and band onstage Tuesday as Jefferson Center's Shaftman Performance Hall, performing Studdard's tribute to Luther Vandross.
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Ruben Studdard band members (from left) Kwamika Fletcher, Dennis Miller and Karmessa Padgett onstage Tuesday at Jefferson Center, during Studdard's "Ruben sings Luther" concert.
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Ruben Studdard and backup singers Kwamika Fletcher (left) and Karmessa Padgett onstage Tuesday during Studdard's Luther Vandross tribute at Jefferson Center.
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