Russ Kaplan's BROADWAY JAZZ SESSION to Become Monthly Series at The Green Room 42

Russ Kaplan's BROADWAY JAZZ SESSION to Become Monthly Series at The Green Room 42

"Russ Kaplan's Broadway Jazz Session," a special concert which was first performed April 30, will be continuing as a monthly series.

Russ Kaplan, a creator of the Broadway musical In Transit and leader of the eponymous jazz band Russ Kaplan + 7, will be appearing with his band in along with special guest vocalists at each show.

The next show will be held at The Green Room 42 [570 10th Ave, New York, NY 10036] on Sunday, June 4 at 7:00 PM (doors are open at 5:30). Tickets are $20 and available at web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10171857. There is no food and drink minimum.

Composer Russ Kaplan has always had a love of both musical theater and cutting-edge jazz. His concert series brings together his two passions, as he and his eight-piece band offer innovative instrumental interpretations of tunes from the current Broadway season - from new (Dear Evan Hansen, Hamilton) to classic (Chicago, Hello Dolly). The June 4 show will put special emphasis on this year's Tony Award nominees.

As a theater writer, Kaplan is the co-creator of Broadway's In Transit (Drama Desk, Outer Critics' Circle, Drama League and Lortel nominations), family musical Dear Albert Einstein (Off-Broadway Alliance Award nominee) and play-with-music High School Confidential, among other works. His debut jazz album The Ulysses Cycle was released on Ropeadope Records and includes the Independent Music Award-winning track "Pigz in Space?." The band was a finalist in WNYC's 2015 Battle of the Boroughs.

Watch footage of the most recent concert below!


More information is available at www.russkaplanmusic.com and www.greenfignyc.com/thegreenroom42.

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