Inspired by Harlem’s iconic musical hot spot, The Cotton Club, this swingin’ night of sensations highlights the era when Duke Ellington’s orchestra was the hottest band in New York, accompanying the iconic vocals of Cab Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald, and Ethel Waters. Lose yourself in the Great American Songbook with hits including Minnie the Moocher, Stormy Weather, Clap Hands Here Comes Charlie, and Bill Bailey.
BYRON STRIPLING, conductor/vocalist/trumpet
CARMEN BRADFORD, vocalist
TED LOUIS LEVY, tap dancer
BOB BREITHAUPT, drums