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Buy Tickets for Celebrating Duke Ellington's 125th Birthday In The City Of Jazz

  • Mon May 06, 2024
  • 8:00pm
  • In-Person Ticket
  • Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, 2537 Broadway
  • $25 - $150

Visiting Presenter / Music

Celebrating Duke Ellington's 125th Birthday In The City Of Jazz

Description

Presented by the Duke Ellington Center for the Arts in Association with the American Tap Dance Foundation

Co-hosted by Mercedes Ellington & Tony Waag

A celebration of the 125th birthday of jazz great Duke Ellington with The Duke Ellington Center Big Band under the musical direction of Eli Yamin. Special guest artist and eight-time Grammy Award winner Arturo O’Farrill will be featured in the evening’s lineup of dancers, vocalists, and surprise guests, including drummer Bobby Sanabria, Broadway veteran Ty Stephens, top tapper DeWitt Fleming Jr., and jazz singers Antoinette Montague and Marion Cowings. The multiple award-winning icon of New York City cabaret, Sidney Myer, will be narrator for this special event.

Theatre

Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

Expected Run Time is 120 minutes

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