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This Thursday Night: The Diamond-and-Emerald Bickford Benefit Concert with Dan Levinson
Dan Levinson has once again assembled a truly
spectacular group for this annual event, which will be our first back
inside the theatre. Join us this Thursday, October 28!
trumpeter and vocalist, Danny Jonokuchi, winner of the
first-ever Count Basie Great American Swing Contest earlier this
year, will make his debut appearance at the theatre.
Finke, who led his Independence Hall Jazz Band the night Dan made
his own inaugural appearance at the theatre in October 2001, will
make the trek north from his current home in Louisville,
Kentucky to participate in the evening’s festivities.
Fowkes—for over 20 years the pianist in Woody Allen’s
Monday-night band at NYC’s prestigious Carlyle Hotel and who is
featured on many of the filmmaker’s soundtracks—will grace the
ivories of the Bickford’s grand piano.
Canadian bassist, Jen
Hodge, recently relocated to New York City, will make her debut
appearance at the theatre.
And drummer Kevin Dorn, for 25
years the “Rock of Gibraltar” in Dan’s rhythm sections, will take his
seat in the “engine room.”
This event sells out, so don’t wait to buy
is generously sponsored by Vince and Katherine Teti.
12 years and older must provide proof of vaccination and
corresponding ID. Masks required for all patrons over two years old.
assistance, call the box office at 973-971-3706.
November 5, 8:00PM, Saturday, November 6, 8:00PM, and Sunday,
November 7, 2:00PM
creators of the hit off-Broadway show, Josephine, this
new musical explores the extraordinary and mostly untold story of the
friendship between two of the most remarkable women of the 20th
Century: legendary singer/dancer/activist/spy Josephine Baker and
Academy Award-winner and European princess, Grace Kelly/Princess
Grace of Monaco.
Taiwan, raised in Austria, educated in Europe and America, Jenny Lin
has built a vibrant international career, notable for innovative
collaborations with a range of artists and creators. Lin pairs the
etudes of Philip Glass with works by Schubert, Liszt, Rachmaninoff
and more in a sonorous and enlightening program!
Wild blew audiences
away with their Morris Museum debut on The Back Deck this past June,
now they return inside the Bickford Theatre for a holiday concert
that puts a fresh twist on familiar favorites.
They are a
genre-bending, crossover trio founded by Ken Kubota, Brandon Ilaw,
and Mitch Lyon. Ken and Mitch bring all the cello has to offer –
bowed, plucked, chopped and more. Brandon can be found singing and
playing anything he can get his hands on – often a cajon, sometimes a
guitar or piano, maybe some ankle bells. All classically trained, the
three musicians met at Juilliard and formed Empire Wild as a vehicle
for their love of musical exploration – fusing the sounds of pop,
folk, Broadway and more into their songwriting and composition.
Museum gratefully acknowledges generous operating support from the