The Birdland All-StarsFeaturing Tommy Igoe
February 17, 2018 · Zellerbach Theatre
Runtime: 1 hour, 40 minutes
Direct from New Yorks legendary Birdland nightclub! With the citys finest musicians and led by drumming sensation Tommy Igoe, the Birdland All-Stars have packed the house every Friday night at The Jazz Corner of the World for the past decade. Touring for the first time in five years, and making their Annenberg Center debut, the group will perform new arrangements of music by David Bowie, The Police and Steely Dan, as well as iconic hits by Charlie Parker, Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock.
This program, entitled The Art of Jazz, will also feature an artist on stage, painting to the music. The paintings will be projected live on screen in the background.
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- Saturday, February 17 @ 8 PM
Program Notes [PDF]