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New York State Ballet: Dancing with Duke Ellington

14 Feb, 2020 7:30 PM — 15 Feb, 2020 7:30 PM    50 North Plymouth Avenue Rochester New York United States
Event summary
Perfect for Valentine's Day, the New York State Ballet celebrates the legendary Duke Ellington with two shows, February 14 at 7:30 pm and February 15 at 7:30 pm.
Event details

Perfect for Valentine's Day and celebrating the legendary Duke Ellington, the New York State Ballet will debut choreography by Robert Royce, feature a live jazz band conducted by Dr. Jared Chase, and feature the renowned singer Jessica Ann Best.

Duke Ellington became famous for his Big Band sound, with many of his pieces becoming standards. He is considered a pivotal figure in the history of jazz, with such hits as "It Don't Mean a Thing," "Satin Doll," and "Something to Live For." Ken Scott is the featured saxophonist and known for his jazzy big Band sound. Jessica Ann Best is the Mezzo-Soprano and has performed nationwide in opera, musical theatre, and jazz.

Tickets are $20-$40 and are available here: https://dancingwithdukeellington.brownpapertickets.com/.



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    14 Feb, 2020 7:30 PM — 15 Feb, 2020 7:30 PM
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