Doors: 7:00 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
21 and over
'Round Midnight spotlights one of Jazz music's King of the "cutting contests" -- pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer... Count Basie & his Orchestra!
This tribute will be performed by THE NEW GUARD BIG BAND:
Saxophones: Hugh Lovelady, Mary Petrich, Elliot Ventimiglia, Ted Belledin, Jerry Donato
Trombones: Bill Foy, Benjie Messer, Milas Yoes, Richard Lillard
Trumpets: Fred Forney, Denny Monce, Kevin Tangney, Danny Doyle
Piano: Shea Marshall
Guitar: Steve Himmelstein
Bass: Jon Murray
Drums: John Lewis
The New Guard Big Band is Phoenix's premiere jazz orchestra, comprised of the most talented and in-demand musicians in the Valley. Focusing primarily on the works of Count Basie and his Famous Orchestra, this 17-piece ensemble seeks to expose the relevance and vitality inherent in that music by balancing faithful adherence to tradition with the excitement and energy of live performance.