Saturday, June 2, 2018

USA: Steven Richman's HARMONIE ENSEMBLE NEW YORK Big Bands Do The Classics Weds., June 13th 1:00 p.m. Midday Jazz Midtown St. Peter’s Church

All are welcome, $10 donation to the church happily accepted. 

"Big Bands Do the Classics" with the Grammy Award-nominated Harmonie Ensemble/New YorkSteven  Richman, conductor.  Presenting a one-hour concert of Swing Era big band arrangements based on classical themes. The program will include "Bach Goes to Town", "Caprice XXIV Paganini", "Let's Dance", and "Bolero", originally played by the Benny Goodman Orchestra, as well as Tommy Dorsey's "Song of India", Glenn Miller's "Anvil Chorus", Les Brown's "Bizet Has His Day", Claude Thornhill's "Hungarian Dance", and other selections.

Special Guest Dan Levinson, clarinet
Mark Gross, alto
Lawrence Feldman, alto
Lew Tabackin, tenor
Bobby Lavell, tenor
Jon-Erik Kellso, tpt
Bob Millikan, tpt
Art Baron, tbn
Harvey Tibbs, tbn
Jim Fryer, tbn
Wayne Goodman, tan
Victor Lewis, drums
Francois Moutin, bass
James Chirillo, guitar
Lincoln Mayorga, piano

This concert is made possible by support from the New York State Council on the Arts (a state agency), the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, The Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation, Con Edison, and individual contributions.