THE NATIONAL JAZZ MUSEUM IN HARLEM ANNOUNCES BENEFIT CONCERTNOVEMBER 8TH AT EL MUSEO DE BARRIO FEATURING:
THE CHRISTIAN McBRIDE TRIO
JONATHAN BATISTE AND THE STAY HUMAN BAND
THE NATIONAL JAZZ MUSEUM IN HARLEM ALL-STAR BIG BAND,
CONDUCTED BY LOREN SCHOENBERG
SPECIAL GUEST, VOCALIST JANIS SIEGEL
Thursday, November 8 at 7:30pm
at El Teatro, located in El Museum del Barrio
1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street
in New York City
|The National Jazz Museum in Harlem today announced the lineup of its fall benefit concert on Thursday, November 8 at 7:30pm at El Teatro, located in El Museum del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street in New York City. The concert will be headlined by two of the most exciting young jazz artists in the country, Christian McBride and Jonathan Batiste. Christian McBride is the Artistic Advisor of the Museum and one of the most acclaimed jazz bassists of the last 20 years, recently winning a Grammy Award for his album “The Good Feeling.” Also involved with the Museum as Associate Artistic Advisor, Jonathan Batiste is a gifted young musician, entertainer, and educator who will lead his hugely entertaining Stay Human Band. There will be a first-time jam with McBride and Batiste joining forces what will surely be one of the season’s musical highlights. The concert will also feature The National Jazz Museum All-Star Big Band, the virtuoso “house band” led by conductor/saxophonist and NJMH Artistic Director, Loren Schoenberg, with special guest, vocalist Janis SiegelProceeds from the concert will advance the Museum’s mission to preserve, promote, and present jazz by inspiring knowledge, appreciation and celebration of jazz locally, nationally, and internationally. Since its founding in 1997, the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, a Smithsonian Affiliate, has been dedicated to celebrating and interpreting the rich history of jazz as a quintessential American art form. This not-for-profit arts organization offers a comprehensive array of free programming all of which are outlined on the Museum’s website: www.jazzmuseuminharlem.org
Ticket prices are as follows:
§ $250 for prime seating, admission to the pre-concert reception with the artists, and a one-year NJMH membership.
§ $150 for preferred seating and admission to a pre-concert reception with the artists;
§ $100 for orchestra seating for the concert only;
§ Additionally there are $40 student tickets (with student ID) for balcony seats.
For event information please visit the Museum’s website at www.jazzmuseuminharlem.org or contact Dan Beaudoin, the Director of Development, at 212-348-8300 (ext. 106) or email@example.com.
Producer- The National Jazz Museum in Harlem
Event- Christian McBride and Jonathan Batiste Together in Concert: A Benefit Concert for the National Jazz Museum in Harlem
Date/Times: Thursday, November 8, 2012. 6:30pm Reception, 7:30pm Concert
Location: El Teatro at El Museum del Barrio- 1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street
Contact: Dan Beaudoin, Director of Development- 212.348.8300 ext. 106 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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