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Wycliffe Gordon and His International All-Stars Present SWINGIN’ IN NEW ORLEANS as part of HOT SUMMER NIGHTS Free Outdoor Concert Series!
July 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm| free
Join jazz great Wycliffe Gordon and His International All Stars as he pays tribute to the greatest jazz musician of all time, Louis Armstrong, while transporting listeners to Crescent City along New Orleans’ Bourbon Street with such Armstrong gems as “When the Saints Go Marchin’ In,” and “St. Louis Blues.” Wycliffe Gordon is a former member of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, five-time winner of Downbeat Magazine Critics’ “Best Trombone” Award, and nine-time Jazz Journalist Association’s “Trombonist of the Year” Award-Winner.
All concerts take place at Kingsborough’s Lighthouse Bandshell, on the campus of Kingsborough Community College. Admission and parking is free and open to the public. Kingsborough’s gates open at 7:00 p.m. and the concerts begin at 8:00 p.m. Reservations are not necessary. A limited number of seats are available, but all are welcome to bring blankets and folding chairs for our grassy areas as well.