Old, New, & Blue: A Tribute to George Gershwin

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Old, New, & Blue: A Tribute to George Gershwin

Friday, July 27, 2018, 7 pm
New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard

Top trumpeter of his generation and original Catskill Jazz Factory artist Dominick Farinacci returns to CJF to lead this world premiere of the Catskill Jazz Factory Music Machine, a multi-generational and multi-cultural big band that breaks all boundaries. Farinacci and the Music Machine present this night offering new interpretations of traditional jazz, pop and rock standards, all leading up to the centerpiece of the program, the world premiere of a specially-commissioned tribute performance of George Gershwin’s iconic Rhapsody in Blue.

Dominick Farinacci, trumpet / bandleader
Braxton Cook, alto saxophone
Shenel Johns, vocal
Julien Labro, accordion 
Christian Tamburr, vibraphone
Diego Figueiredo, guitar
Andre Mehmari, piano
Yasushi Nakamura, bass
Jerome Jennings, drums
Salar Nadar, tabla 
Jamey Haddad, percussion