Bird With Strings - March 11-12 - Rose Theater
BIRD WITH STRINGS
WITH CHARLES McPHERSON,
WESS "WARMDADDY" ANDERSON,
VINCENT GARDNER & STRING SECTION
MARCH 11-12 - ROSE THEATER
In 1949, Charlie Parker with Strings was the recording that transformed Charlie "Bird" Parker into a pop superstar. Sixty years later those orchestrations, like the classics "Just Friends" and "April In Paris," still sound brilliant and fresh. Bird with Strings features alto saxophonists Charles McPherson and Wess "Warmdaddy" Anderson, with trombonist/Music Director Vincent Gardner. The first half of the show will be performed in a sextet setting, and in the second half, with a string section and more. In addition to Gardner, McPherson and Anderson, the artists include: Ryan Kisor (trumpet), Ehud Asherie (piano), Ben Wolfe (bass), and Victor Lewis (drums). Bird With Strings takes place March 11-12 in Rose Theater at 8pm. There is a free pre-concert lecture each night at 7pm.
Friday & Saturday, March 11-12, 2011, 8pm.
Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, Broadway at 60th Street, New York, New York.
Ticket prices are $10, $30, $50, $75, $95 or $120 dependent upon seating section.
Note: Hot Seats, $10 orchestra seats for each Rose Theater performance (excluding Jazz For Young People concerts), are available for purchase to the general public on the Wednesday of each performance week. Subject to availability. Hot Seats are available only by walk up at the Box Office, maximum of four per person.
All tickets can be purchased through jalc.org or CenterCharge at 212-721-6500, open daily from 10am to 9pm. Tickets can also be purchased at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Box Office, located on Broadway at 60th Street, ground floor. Box Office hours: Monday-Saturday from 10am to 6pm (or 30 minutes past curtain) and Sunday from noon to 6pm (or 30 minutes past curtain).
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Hot Seats is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.
For more information:
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(212) 258-9807, firstname.lastname@example.org
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