Friday, Feb 03, 2017 7:30p -
Fogelberg Performing Arts Center at Burlington High School
123 Cambridge St
Burlington, MA 01803
The Burlington Community Concert Series is pleased to announce that it will present "A Centennial Celebration to the First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald," with The Capital Jazz Orchestra (Clayton “Skip” Poole, Music Director), and the breathtaking jazz artistry of Count Basie Orchestra alumnus and Ella Fitzgerald protégé, Carmen Bradford. The concert, coinciding with the beginning of Black History Month, will take place February 3, 2017, at 7:30 pm, in the Fogelberg Performing Arts Center in Burlington MA.
Carmen Bradford, a world renowned third generation jazz vocalist, will celebrate the centennial of “Miss Ella” by performing original versions of her early hits, interpretations of her classics, and other selections made famous from the Great American Songbook.
The evening will also include Ms. Bradford’s intimate recollections of associating and working with the great “Miss Ella” in venues such as the renowned Carnegie Hall in New York City.
The Capital Jazz Orchestra, led by Music Director Clayton “Skip” Poole, is a highly acclaimed premier jazz big band orchestra that represents some of the best professional performing musicians from around the country. They are in the business of presenting great music that is fresh and exciting.
This unique centennial concert is a show not to be missed. Tickets for A Centennial Celebration of the First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald range between $5 and $25 and are available online at www.BurlingtonTheatre.com
, by phone at 781-A-FUN-TIC, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
and at the door. Ticket price includes a complimentary reception during intermission.
The Fogelberg Performing Arts Center, a fully accessible venue, is located on the campus of Burlington High School, 123 Cambridge Street, Burlington, MA.