Ella, Louis & Friends - Festival Orchestra
Tickets (fees included) $56 Premier / $46 Regular / $25 Student (regular section only)
Byron Stripling, guest conductor and trumpet
Carmen Bradford, vocalist
"Birth of the Blues"
"A Tisket, A Tasket"
("If You Can't Sing It) You'll Have to Swing It (Mr. Paganini)"
"I Got Rhythm"
"They Can't Take That Away From Me"
"Satchmo Scatin & Swingin"
"Saint Louis Blues"
"Too Marvelous for Words"
"I Won't Dance"
"Our Love Is Here to Stay"
"Someone to Watch Over Me"
Byron Stripling and Carmen Bradford's chemistry lights up the stage as they take you on a journey through the most famous duets and solos recorded by two of jazz's greatest legends.
Byron is referred to as "A musical reincarnation of Louis Armstrong, entertaining and capturing hearts with every note."
Carmen is a featured vocalist in the legendary Count Basie Orchestra for nine years.