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THE GREG RUVOLO BIG BAND

Date:

11/04/2015


THE GREG RUVOLO BIG BAND

Concert

The Greg Ruvolo band invites all appreciators of art and Italian culture to partake in this evening of art & music, that marks the closing of the exhibition “Light of Southern Italy”. The exhibit honors those forebears that embarked on a most courageous journey across the ocean to ensure a better life for their families. It is also a reminder for Italian-Americans of their vibrant and beautiful cultural heritage. This event will add finale to this exhibit which will give these Italian paintings a much appreciated send off Get ready to hear the swinging sounds of THE GREG RUVOLO BIG BAND! The band is comprised of many of New York’s most seasoned working successful musicians. Each of these gifted artists play for television and Broadway shows, Saturday Night LIVE, and have accompanied noted performers such as Ray Charles, Gerry Mulligan, Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand and too many others to mention. Greg has assembled these fine players not only for their musical expertise, but also for their genuine love of traditional big band music and the wonderful musical arrangements written in this tradition. And so many of them are Italian!!! This will be a very special evening. We hope you enjoy the music. Trumpeter Greg Ruvolo has entertained audiences worldwide touring with such musical greats as Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, and as a soloist with Skitch Henderson and the New York Pops Orchestra. Known for his beautiful sound and musicality, Greg is a veteran of the Broadway Show orchestras as well as many commercial soundtracks and recordings.

Information

Date: Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Entrance : Free


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