Sponsored by Greenwich Library and BackCountry Jazz
All events at the Cole Auditorium, Greenwich Library
BackCountry Jazz presents an all-star ensemble featuring some of today's most celebrated jazz artists: trumpeter Terell Stafford, pianist Donald Vega, bassist Peter Washington, drummer Victor Lewis, guitarist Tony Lombardozzi, vocalists Malou Beauvoir and Carla Cook performing the music of Billie Holiday under the direction of tenor saxophonist Bennie Wallace.
A special Friends Friday Film presentation of this film produced by the BBC in 2001 is a highly regarded and authoritative look at the life of "Lady Day," one of our greatest singers. Includes performance footage and interviews with friends and fellow musicians.
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