Photo Coverage: Michael Feinstein Brings SWINGING WITH THE BIG BANDS to Jazz At Lincoln Center
Jazz at Lincoln Center concludes a milestone 25th anniversary concert season with Swinging With The Big Bands, special concert events in The Allen Room continuing June 13 at 7pm & 9pm. Swinging With The Big Bands celebrates the 1930s, an era when singers like Frank Sinatra, Billy Eckstine, Ivie Anderson, Dan Grissom, and Dick Powell inflamed hearts around the globe. Check out photos from the concert below!
World-class vocalist and pianist, Michael Feinstein, hosts these specialSwinging With the Big Bands concerts in the iconic Allen Room against a breathtaking view of the New York City skyline. Wynton Marsalis and Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks - who are regularly featured on HBO'sBoardwalk Empire - will be joined by a collective of modern day vocalists including Nellie McKay, Connie Evingson and Sachal Vasandani to highlight the history and the music of one of the most exciting and crucial crossover movements in the mix of jazz and American popular song.
Tickets for these performances start at $55 and can be purchased online throughjalc.org, by phone through CenterCharge at 212-721-6500 (open daily from 10:00am to 9:00pm), or in person at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Box Office, located on Broadway at 60th Street on the ground floor. The JALC box office is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00am to 6:00pm (or 30 minutes past curtain) and Sunday from noon to 6:00pm (or 30 minutes past curtain).
Jazz at Lincoln Center's 2013-14 season kicks off with performances by Ahmad Jamal and Wynton Marsalis on September 19, 20; Bill Frisell, Sam Amidon and Jason Moran playing Gershwin and Beyond on September 20 and 21; legendary promoter and pianist George Wein's 88th Birthday Celebration on October 3 and 4; and a Sun Ra centenary featuring The Sun Ra Arkestra led by Marshall Allen on October 5. Subscriptions are available viajalc.org.
Photo Credit: Stephen Sorokoff
Michael Feinstein, Host, Director, Jazz & Popular Song Series
Wynton Marsalis, managing & artistic director Jazz at Lincoln Center
Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks
Central Park South
The Allen Room