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Nice little bar in back corner of theater w/wine and beer -- ok to drink in your seats.
Dancing in the Grand Ballrooms: Michael Arenella and His Dreamland Orchestra dining May 13 2014 star this tip starred
Julie Sperber
public transportation… we dont need even more cars in NYC
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Website

http://www.symphonyspace.org/event/6823-the-spirit-of-sidney

Quotes & Highlights

Check out the artistry of Olivier Franc here .

Description

The Sidney Bechet Society celebrates the legacy of New Orleans jazz titan Sidney Bechet with an all-star international band. Direct from France, Olivier Franc, playing Sidney Bechet’s very own soprano sax! New Orleans trombone sensation Delfeayo Marsalis, guitar legend Bucky Pizzarelli, Jean-Baptiste Franc on piano, slap bass wizard Kelly Friesen, drummer Rob Garcia.

About the Ticket Supplier: The Sidney Bechet Society

The Sidney Bechet Society, Ltd.(r) was formed in July of 1997. Its charter is to promote the music inspired by Sidney Bechet. The projects include proclamations for the Sidney Bechet Day in Queens and Brooklyn, a Sidney Bechet stamp, publishing the Bechet Quarterly, presenting jazz concerts and changing the name of Quincy Street to Bechet Street. The first jazz concert featuring Bob Wilber and Benny Waters, was named concert of the year by John Klee in the Mississippi Rag for the year 1997. The same honor was extended to our jazz concert in 1998 and 2001.