Previous events

Oct31

Admission is FREE to all events of the day. The Heavenly Big Band features Mary Foster Conklin vocals, Carol Sudhalter & Lou Caputo flutes, Michael Hashim soprano sax, Gleb Vascenko alto sax, Kenny Pexton tenor sax, Jack Walrath & Frank London trumpets, Noah Bless trombone, James Borowski bass trombone, Janice Friedman piano, Bruce Arnold guitar, Ralph Hamperian bass, Café Percussao percussion, Art Lillard drums & bandleader.

Art Lillard drums & bandleader, William Ash guitar, Ralph Hamperian bass, Kenny Pexton tenor sax, Jon Mark Mc Gowan trumpet, Noah Bless trombone. Dance floor is available – come to dance or simply to listen. This FREE concert is part of the Hudson Valley Jazz Festival and the City of Middletown Summer Concert Series. The performance is presented by the City of Middletown and also made possible by Alto Music; Middletown Health, Wellness & Chiropractic; Mainframe Custom Framing Gallery, Middletown; and John Kavaller, Associate Broker at Griffith Olivero Realtors

Jun12

Group swing dance lesson starts at 6:00. Live music & dance party starts at 6:30. The time is right for dancing (or listening) in the street!

Andrea Wolper vocals, Carol Sudhalter & Lou Caputo flutes, Michael Hashim soprano sax, Gleb Vascenko alto sax, Kyle Nasser tenor sax, Jon Mark Mc Gowan & Pam Fleming trumpets, Noah Bless trombone, James Borowski bass trombone, Cecilia Coleman keyboard, Andy Friedberg guitar, Ralph Hamperian bass, Nano Valerio percussion, Art Lillard drums & bandleader

Apr5

Art Lillard's Heavenly Big Band

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Bethpage Public Library, 47 Powell Avenue, Bethpage, LI

Andrea Wolper & Irina Zubareva vocals, Carol Sudhalter & Lou Caputo flutes, Michael Hashim soprano sax, Boris Kurganov alto sax, Kenny Pexton tenor sax, Pasha Karchevsky & TBA trumpets, Mike Fahn trombone, James Borowski bass trombone, Celia Coleman piano, Bruce Arnold guitar, Will Woodard bass, Art Lillard drums & bandleader

Apr4

Art Lillard's Blue Heaven Swing Sextet

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Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library, 999 Old Country Road, Plainview, LI

Mark McGowan trumpet, Mike Fahn trombone, Patrick Cornelius tenor sax, Gary Fisher piano, Ralph Hamperian bass, Art Lillard drums & bandleader. Blue Heaven plays a variety of swing standards and not-so-standard swing and blues numbers, written by such luminaries as Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton, and Lester Young. The band's repertoire also includes original tunes by Lillard and some of his musical colleagues.

Jan17

Art Lillard's Blue Heaven Swing Sextet

Unison Arts Center, 68 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz, NY

This is a swing dance party, featuring Art Lillard drums, Cecilia Coleman keyboard, Gary Kelly bass, Keith Gurland tenor sax, Howard Levy trombone, and Pasha Karchevsky trumpet. Admission fee is $15. The party is preceded by swing dance lessons: Intermediate & advanced from 6:30 to 7:30 ($10 fee), and intro and beginner from 7:30 to 8:00 (no extra charge).

Oct31

Art Lillard's Heavenly Big Band

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Theater for the New City's Johnson Theater, 155 First Avenue at 10th Street, New York City

Art Lillard's Heavenly Big Band will perform at the Village Halloween Costume Ball from 9 till 10:30 PM in the Johnson Theater at Theater for the New City. With Andrea Wolper & Irina Zubareva vocals, Cecilia Coleman piano, Andy Friedberg guitar, Ralph Hamperian bass, Nano Valerio percussion, Carol Sudhalter & Lou Caputo flutes, Michael Hashim soprano sax, Gerald Matthew Thomas alto sax, Kenny Pexton tenor sax, Sebastián Gil & Ron Horton trumpets, Mike Fahn trombone, James Borowski bass trombone, Art Lillard drums & bandleader.

For more information about the event go to https://theaterforthenewcity.net/?vh_show=village-halloween-costume-ball-2018-2