Great Jazz on the Great Hill – at Home

Jazz Musicians: Alyson Williams, Jeremy Pelt, George Gee Swing Orchestra

Did you love The George Gee Swing Orchestra‘s performance here in the summer of 2018?

Swing Band and People Dancing at Waterside Plaza
George Gee Swing Orchestra performs at Waterside

Then you’ll be delighted to hear they’ll be performing online this Saturday!

On August 8th, at 7pm EST (online), Jazzmobile and Central Park Conservancy presents an online live Big Bang Concert:  Great Jazz on the Great Hill at Home

“While we’re unable to gather in person this year, you can still join us for a summertime favorite from home! Turn up the volume, move the furniture, put on your dancing shoes, and enjoy our lineup of stellar musicians.”

(Facebook event here)

Performances By:

  • Alyson Williams: Alyson Williams takes the music world by storm! Starting in R&B as a featured artist with Def Jam Records, she is now a prominent jazz and blues vocalist performing in clubs and stages across the country. Her newest project is Summer Nights in Harlem, and her tribute concert to Phyliss Hyman is in collaboration with Nat Adderley, Jr.
  • Jeremy Pelt: Preeminent trumpeter Jeremy Pelt made his debut in the jazz world as a member of the Mingus Big Band and the Jimmy Heath Orchestra. Now a bandleader, he has recorded 10 albums and tours nationally and internationally. He has been featured in DownBeat magazine and the Wall Street Journal.
  • And: George Gee Swing Band: The George Gee Swing Band attracts both millennials and long-time fans of jazz and swing. Gee and his band are leaders in the re-emergence of swing dance as a popular cultural experience, not only in New York but around the world.

George Gee will be joined by vocalist John Dokes.