Ella Fitzgerald Centennial Bash
Tickets for the evening event (which MUST be pre-ordered) are $50 (including tax/tip), and include the following:
5:45 - 6:45 - Cocktail hour featuring the Paul Arslanian Trio accompanying young jazz vocalists. Cash bar and welcome spread.
6:45 - Seating for dinner/show
7:00 - 10:00 - Giacomo Gates sings and shares stories about Ella, accompanied by the Paul Arslanian Trio. Vocalists Marion Groves, Barbara Weene, Andrea Niki, Sarah Clay, Annie Patterson, Mary Witt, Samirah Evans, Carol Smith, and Leslie Alexandra McMahon sing Ella's hits with the AJO. Ellen Cogen and John Mason present an Ella/Joe Pass feature. Carol Gus August and HCC vocalists present an Ella/Ink Spots feature.
Dinner will include a champagne toast, roasted shrimp with carrot/ginger slaw appetizer, choice of Chicken Diane or Grilled Marinated Zucchini with Quinoa, plus family style Focaccia Haddock, and a very special dessert. (Special diets can be accommodated upon request.)
PERIOD DRESS ENCOURAGED!
Dancing instruction by Stephen Bailey and Roxanne Bailey.
For more information about the workshops or the evening event, contact Ellen Cogen at email@example.com.