Kurt Elling's "The Big Blind" at The Appel Room


The Appel Room
Broadway At 60th St.
New York, NY


Fri, March 1, 2019
8:00 pm

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“What becomes of an artist when his avenue of expression is violently eliminated?” Experience the world premiere of Kurt Elling’s The Big Blind, a radio-style musical drama in which a young jazz singer faces the ultimate test. This unique passion project has been years in the making, and it’s like nothing Jazz at Lincoln Center has presented before. Set in mid-20th century Chicago, this noir-inspired tale features an all-star cast including Kurt Elling, NEA Jazz Master songstress Dee Dee Bridgewater, renowned theatre and screen actor Clarke Peters (The Wire, Treme), a large ensemble with strings led by music director Guy Barker, and additional special guests yet to be announced...

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Jazz at Lincoln Center uploaded this event on February 23, 2018


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