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Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Divas of the Silver Screen

Divas of the Silver Screen:
Celebrating Lena Horne, Rosemary Clooney
& Ethel Waters

 

Featuring vocalists Adriane Lenox, Martina DaSilva, Tatiana Eva-Marie,
and Shenel Johns, with music direction by Chris Pattishall

 

Tap dancers Michela Marino Lerman and Joseph C. Wiggan also set to perform


Friday & Saturday, December 18 & 19 at 7:00pm & 9:30pm
The Appel Room, Jazz at Lincoln Center

New York, NY, November 5, 2015Jazz at Lincoln Center presents Divas of the Silver Screen: Celebrating Lena Horne, Rosemary Clooney & Ethel Waters on Friday & Saturday, December 18 & 19, 2015, at 7:00pm & 9:30pm. Following a major renovation of Frederick P. Rose Hall’s public spaces, this concert will be the first 2015-16 season concert presented in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s beloved The Appel Room. 

 

Tony Award-winning actress and vocalist Adriane Lenox, whose brilliance in the Broadway hit After Midnight was met with critical acclaim, is among the talented performers who will lead this tribute to these legendary ladies of film and television. The concert also features fresh new voices Martina DaSilva, Tatiana Eva-Marie, and Shenel Johns. Rising star pianist Chris Pattishall, a protégé of piano giants Mulgrew Miller and Marcus Roberts, serves as Musical Director for the concert.

Tap dancers Michela Marino Lerman and Joseph C. Wiggan add a rare spin to the show with the added element of dance routines from iconic scenes in the golden era of stage and screen. Alphonso Horne, Patrick Bartley, Corey Wilcox, Bryan Carter, and Yasushi Nakamura, each first-call sidemen and cherished regular performers at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, provide musical support to this incredible cast. Together, the cast of musicians, vocalists and dancers will explore classics such as “Stormy Weather” and “Taking a Chance on Love.”

Themed ‘Jazz and American Song’, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 28th season celebrates the music of the stage and silver screen and uplifts jazz’s emerging voices through an impressive array of more than 80 concerts and programs, anchored by the exceptional Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Tickets for “Divas of the Silver Screen” can be purchased through jazz.org 24 hours a day or via 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). Select concerts will also stream live in high-definition audio and video for free to a global audience via jazz.org/live.  Click here for the complete season schedule.

Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly acknowledges its major corporate partners:  
Amtrak, Bloomberg, Brooks Brothers, The Coca-Cola Company, Con Edison, Entergy, HSBC Premier, The Shops at Columbus Circle at Time Warner Center, and SiriusXM.

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Please visit jazz.org for more information.