Heads up, jazz fans! Just after Christmas, New York City's Jazz at Lincoln Center will present “Wynton Marsalis Meets Vince Giordano – The Louis Armstrong Continuum: Best of the Hot 5s and 7s.” For this special engagement, musician and bandleader Vince Giordano joins Wynton Marsalis to present a series of performances of the recordings by Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five and Hot Seven, widely considered to be some of the most historically significant in jazz history.
Presented at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in the Time Warner Center off Columbus Circle from December 26 through December 30, “The Louis Armstrong Continuum” will be presented at shows 7:30 and 9:30 nightly. A year-end contribution of $250 to Jazz at Lincoln Center, in honor of the organization’s 25th Anniversary Season, entitles the donor to two seats at a performance (not including food and beverage). Call the JALC Patron’s Desk at 212-258-9892 for reservations and information.
On New Year’s Eve, December 31st, two special shows of “The Louis Armstrong Continuum” will be presented at 7:30 and 11 pm. The 7:30 show is $350 per person, which includes music charge, four-course meal, and party favors). The doors open at 6pm; music begins at 7:30pm and ends at 9:30pm. The 11:00 pm show is $500 per person, which includes music charge, five-course meal, champagne toast, and party favors. The doors open at 10pm; music begins at 11pm. Call Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola at 212-258-9595 for reservations and information.
“Wynton Marsalis Meets Vince Giordano - The Louis Armstrong Continuum: Best of the Hot 5s and 7s” will be presented at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Jazz at Lincoln Center, 10 Columbus Circle #5 (Broadway at 60th Street), Manhattan, NY 10019.
For more information, visit www.jazzatlincolncenter.org.