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Kingsborough Presents: Hot Summer Nights- The Rob Stoneback Big Band with Guest Vocalists Kathy Jenkins & Rob Kevlin
July 1 @ 8:00 pm
|July 1, 2017||8:00 PM||The Rob Stoneback Big Band with Guest Vocalists Kathy Jenkins & Rob Kevlin|
|July 8, 2017||8:00 PM||Wycliffe Gordon and His International All-Stars|
|July 15, 2017||8:00 PM||Dan Levinson’s Gotham Sophisticats featuring Vocalist Molly Ryan|
|July 22, 2017||8:00 PM||Swingadelic|
July 1, 2017
SWING OUT AMERICA!
The Rob Stoneback Big Band with Guest Vocalists Kathy Jenkins &
Celebrate Great American Big Band Jazz with a patriotic flare! You’ll hear patriotic favorites like “The Star Spangled Banner,” and “America the Beautiful,” alongside golden nuggets like “It Don’t Mean a Thing”and “Come Rain or Come Shine.”
The Rob Stoneback Big Band has performed with Johnny Mathis, Aretha Franklin, and Natalie Cole, to name a few. Kathy Jenkins toured extensively with The U.S. Air Force Band and Igor Butman’s Moscow Jazz Orchestra, and Rob Kevlin has played Carnegie Hall, Master Theater, and Igor Butman’s Moscow Jazz Orchestra.
“… A world class talent.” – Jazz Observeron Kathy Jenkins
July 8, 2017
SWINGIN’ IN NEW ORLEANS
Wycliffe Gordon and His International All-Stars
Wycliffe Gordon pays tribute to the greatest jazz musician of all time, Louis Armstrong, while transporting listeners to Crescent City along Bourbon Street with such Armstrong gems as “When the Saints Go Marchin’ In,” and “St. Louis Blues.”
Wycliffe Gordon is a former member of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, five-time winner of Downbeat Magazine Critics’ “Best Trombone” Award, and nine-time Jazz Journalist Association’s “Trombonist of the Year” Award-Winner.
“Wycliffe Gordon held court, not only blowing one of the finest trombonesever, but also a deeply swinging, soulful trumpet combined with some mighty spicy singing!”- JazzTimes.
July 15, 2017
SWINGIN’ ON A STAR…UNDER THE STARS
Dan Levinson’s Gotham Sophisticats featuring vocalist Molly Ryan
Hot Jazz from the Golden Age of Hollywood
Hooray for Hollywood! Enjoy a starlit evening of silver screen melodies that Fred & Ginger danced to – and Bing romanced to. Pick yourself up, shake the blues away, put on the ritz, and step out with your baby – you’ll be carrying moonbeams home in a jar!
Dan Levinson has played with Mel Tormé, Wynton Marsalis, Woody Allen, Leon Redbone, Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks, and many more. He can be heard on numerous film soundtracks and on the Grammy-winning Boardwalk Empire.
“Dan Levinson makes the world a better place every time he plays.” – Will Friedwald of The Wall Street Journal
July 22, 2017
SWINGIN’ AND STOMPIN’
Featuring Swing Dancers from The Rhythm Stompers.
Swingadelic, known as New York City’s greatest “little big band,” delivers the traditional Big Band and Great American Songbook music of Frank Sinatra, Count Basie, Ray Charles, Dean Martin, and many more popular artists of the era in swingin’ style.
Swingadelic has recorded seven CDs that have been in the JazzWeek Radio charts top thirty, and garnered much critical acclaim. They have performed at Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing, NJPAC, and numerous festivals, such as Bele Chere, MusikFest, and the CD 109 Jazz & Blues Festival.