Elegant Ellington at The Allen Room

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Add to Calendar 2013-04-24 2013-04-24 35 Elegant Ellington at The Allen Room Throughout his orchestra's half-century, Duke Ellington deployed the individuality of his players to infinitely creative ends, sustaining the operation on the proceeds from a series of hits that remain touchstones of the Great American Songbook. Singer-pianist-impresario Michael Feinstein, along with GRAMMY® Award-winning vocalist Kurt Elling, rising star vocalist Brianna Thomas , multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton, and music director Tedd Firth will interpret these works on a show that explores both Ellington's musical roots and the full flowering of his genius.
Free pre-concert festival, April 25 at 6:30pm, with live music, album art displays courtesy of the Jazz Record Center, and tastings from Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, Channing Daughters Winery, Heartland Brewery, and Jacob's Pickles.
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Jazz at Lincoln Center added this event on 2013-04-05 12:26:24.

Where

The Allen Room
Broadway At 60th Street
New York, NY
212-258-9800

When

Wed, April 24, 2013
7:00 am

Tickets

$55

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Throughout his orchestra's half-century, Duke Ellington deployed the individuality of his players to infinitely creative ends, sustaining the operation on the proceeds from a series of hits that remain touchstones of the Great American Songbook. Singer-pianist-impresario Michael Feinstein, along with GRAMMY® Award-winning vocalist Kurt Elling, rising star vocalist Brianna Thomas , multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton, and music director Tedd Firth will interpret these works on a show that explores both Ellington's musical roots and the full flowering of his genius....
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