THE TOWN HALL PRESENTS
THE TOWN HALL ENSEMBLE: CITY SUITE
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22 • 3PM
The Town Hall is excited to announce the debut performance of the Town Hall Ensemble, an All-Star collective that celebrates the cultural and musical history of New York City. Led by renowned musical director and trumpeter Steven Bernstein, the Town Hall Ensemble features a diverse lineup of some of the city's greatest musicians:
Lakecia Benjamin/alto sax;
Zach Brock /violin;
Marc Cary/piano, keys;
Lenny Pickett/tenor, clarinet;
This special concert will also feature special guest musicians, poets and narrators as the Town Hall Ensemble pays tribute to landmark moments and movements including Coretta Scott King's Freedom Concerts (which she debuted at Town Hall in 1964), the birth of Jazz's Latin Tinge (Dizzy Gillespie/Chano Pozo, '47) and more.
Tickets go on sale this Thursday September 14 at 4pm. Ticket prices are $30/$50/$70/$90.
This exclusive benefit concert helps the Town Hall Foundation and their educational programs and programming, to promote equality, inclusiveness and education. To learn more about the Town Hall Ensemble and Town Hall's educational outreach, please visit our website at thetownhall.org