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Entertainer John Tesh is coming for a show to your city. Book your tickets online. Tesh, a singer and a composer, is known for his New Age and Christian style music. His music is a blend of classical, pop and jazz. He is also a radio host.

Born on July 9, 1952, at Garden City in New York on Long Island, Tesh grew up in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. His love for music begins when he was a child. He started playing the piano when he was six-year-old.

He got opportunity to play in the New York State Symphonic Orchestra when he was studying at The Julliard School. At that time, he was also playing piano in a rock band. Tesh did graduation in communications and music at North Carolina State University in 1975.

While in North Carolina, Tesh took part in Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. He worked as a news anchor at WTVD in Durham in the state. After graduation, Tesh left for Orlando in Florida to take a position in television. At the age of 23, he was the youngest reporter in New York's WCBS. In 1981, he joined CBS Sports as a commentator. He won Emmy Awards while in CBS Sports for his Pan American Games theme and the theme to the Tour de France.

In 1986, Tesh left CBS Sports to host the television show "Entertainment Tonight". He was there till 1996. While television remained his primary focus, Tesh continued writing and performing music, and in 1988 released his debut album, "Tour de France". That was not a great success for him though critics acclaimed his orchestral new age music. His further efforts in releasing 1989's "Garden City" gave him a wide audience.

Tesh also worked as a sportscaster for various events like the Tour de France bicycle race during 1983-1986 and Olympic gymnastics in 1992 and 1996. He also co-hosted the show, John & Leeza with Leeza Gibbons in 1990s.
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His memorable performance was in "Roundball Rock", the instrumental theme music for The NBA on NBC from 1990 to 2002. He also scored the background and theme music for the CBS coverage of the Tour de France.

Tesh won another pair of Emmys in 1991 for his music for NBC Sports' coverage of the World Track and Field Championships. The next year, he formed his own label, GTS, and released "Romantic Christmas", his biggest hit to date.

His "Monterey Nights" released in 1993 and "Sax by the Fire" in 1994, and PBS special and album "Live at Red Rocks" in 1995 emerged as something of a phenomenon.

Tesh left "Entertainment Tonight" to focus on music and scored successive hits. Some of the hits are 1996's "Sax on the Beach" and its 1997 follow-up, "Sax All Night". Grand Passion followed in early 1998 and "One World and John Tesh & Friends" in 1999. Pure Hymns was released in fall 2000 and Pure Orchestra and Pure Gospel followed a year after. Classical Music for Babies (And Their Moms), Vol. 2 appeared later that spring.

He currently hosts a nationally-syndicated radio show, "John Tesh Radio Show", which plays "1980s, 1990s, and today's soft rock" music. Tesh is a skilled promoter and has been highly successful at hyping others and himself. He has uncanny commercial instincts and flair for the dramatic.
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