The Big Band sound is a uniquely American combination of reeds, brass and rhythm that defined America's popular music for more than three decades. Swingtime Big Band vividly brings this classic music to life in three-dimensional sound,...
Founded in 1973 by King Oliver's trombonist/blues singer Clyde Bernhardt and jazz aficionado Al Vollmer, HBJB is dedicated to keeping the significant side-men of the Classic Jazz Period working and not forgotten. One of the longest...
Led by drummer and composer Art Lillard, Blue Heaven is an energetic blues and swing ensemble that plays standard and not-so-standard numbers, written by such luminaries as Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton, and Lester Young. ...
Antigone in Ferguson is a free, outdoor, interactive performance of Sophocles' Antigone, featuring acclaimed actors and a gospel choir of citizens, police officers, activists, and members of the faith community from Ferguson and Brooklyn. ...
A contemporary of such greats as Tito Puente, Machito and Tito Rodriguez, Orlando Marin is the only Latin orchestra leader from New York's golden era of mambo still performing regularly. Dance lessons are at 6:30, band starts at 7 pm. In case of...
Sweet Megg and her wayfaring musicians blend New Orleans Swing, Harlem swing, Parisian cabaret, and gut bucket blues into one charming musical performance. Saxophonist Ryan Weisheit reimagines a world where Sidney Bechet, Lester Young, and...
Shine and the Moonbeams create a soulful musical extravaganza that captures the sweetness, uncertainty and simplicity of youth.
A fusion of Cuban son, Guaracha, Dominican merengue and bachata and Jamaican Reggae. Dance lessons are at 6:30, band starts at 7 pm. In case of rain, the event will be held on Thursday, August 3.
Alphabet Rockers make learning come alive through the beats, rhymes, moves and community of hip hop. We make music that makes change.
The driving dance rhythms of forró from Northeastern Brazil with rock, jazz, psychedelia, folk and more. Dance lessons are at 6:30, band starts at 7 pm. In case of rain, the event will be held on Thursday, August 10.
Feeling the beat! Enjoy the power and pleasure of Jazz, Calypso and Reggae through singing and dancing in this interactive performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren. It’s fun! It’s exciting!
Emmy Award-winning children's entertainer Alex Mitnick guides us on a journey that leads to all the treasures of the world. Songs unfold like storybooks, captivating young minds, drawing them into adventures, stirring their imagination!
Multi-award winning children's artist, Lucy Kalantari, brings delightful jazz age inspired music everyone can enjoy! Kids and families will love the interactive jazz-scat-along play, while singing about the simple joys and delights of life.