Marty Stuart & Connie Smith: Country Music Legends
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The last date listed for Marty Stuart & Connie Smith was Wednesday February 19, 2014 / 8:30pm.
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Maria Schneider is one of the most innovative composers and arrangers in jazz today. The Minnesota native is known for her lyrical and evocative compositions, heavily influenced by classical, Spanish and Brazilian music. Schneider's 2004 album Concert in the Garden was the first Grammy Award-winning recording sold exclusively via the Internet, and also earned her awards from Down Beat and the Jazz Journalists Association. Her latest album Winter Morning Walks, recorded with soprano Dawn Upshaw and two chamber orchestras, won her a 2014 Grammy. In this concert, she'll lead her own 17-piece jazz orchestra, which she formed in 1993. Learn More
Most of the seats at this venue are plastic director's chair height style with built in arms and a footrest. Not a problem for me, but in observing the audience as I waited for the performance to begin, noticed that for some patrons, it was difficult for them to comfortably fit in the chairs since they are not adjustable in terms of width. Be forewarned and potentially spring the extra bucks for the select café style table seats down in the orchestra level if this is a concern for you or ask the staff at Lincoln Center to help find you a more comfortable location if possible.info • Feb 20 2014 star this tip starred
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This performance was a complete treat for the ears! The vocal and musical talents of Stuart, Smith and the musicians backing them up ("The Fabulous Superlatives" earned their name!) were showcased in this concert that was part of Jazz at Lincoln Center's "American Songbook" series. From "Hillbilly Rock" to "How Great Thou Art" and bluegrass virtuosity in between this was a an education in the roots and blending of country music/gospel/blues/bluegrass. Peppered with great anecdotes and a mini-museum collection of items on stage from Stuart's personal collection (e.g.,Hank Williams' shirt, Johnny Cash's guitar) this concert was truly a gem of an experience. I would go see Stuart and Smith perform again and again and hope they decide to perform in New York City in the future. As to the venue, the acoustics are great and having a view of Columbus Circle as the backdrop for the performers gave it a surprisingly magical touch (instead of being distracting). Even though I found out about this concert just a few days prior, thanks to Goldstar I had access to a great evening of music!