FREE BRONX ARTS ENSEMBLE 4th OF JULY CONCERT IN VAN CORTLANDT PARK
(Bronx, NY) The Bronx Arts Ensemble Jazz and Dixieland Band opens the BAE SUMMERMUSIC 2011 Series with A Salute to George M. Cohan, Irving Berlin, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Max Roach, Lionel Hampton and more at a FREE concert in Van Cortlandt Park at Rockwood Drive Circle, near Mosholu Avenue and Broadway on Monday, July 4 at 2 pm in celebration of Independence Day. Trombonist and bandleader Jack Gale, who has arranged music for numerous Broadway theatres, commercials and concerts, will arrange all music for the July 4th performance. Seating is provided but the audience is urged to bring folding chairs.
In the event of rain, the concert will be moved to Vladeck Hall in the Amalgamated Houses at the corner of Hillman Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South. Please contact the BAE office after 11 am on the day of the performance.
SUMMERMUSIC 2011 schedule includes REVELS WITHOUT A CAUSE on Sunday, July 17, ROMANTIC STRINGS on Sunday, July 24, HERE COMES THE SUN AND STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER on Sunday, July 31, LET'S TANGO! on Sunday, August 7 and WOODWIND DESSERTS on Sunday, August 14.
For more information, visit bronxartsensemble.org or call 718.601.7399.