FRIDAY NIGHT JAZZ @ WOODMERE ART MUSEUM

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For the past five years, LifeLine Music Coalition has produced the Friday Night Jazz Series @ Woodmere Art Museum! Come see the music and hear the art – a perfect combination while sipping a glass of white wine. Free Parking.

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Winter – Spring 2015

FRIDAY NIGHT JAZZ

6:00 p.m – 8:00 p.m. | $22 ($12 members, children under 12: Free) | Wine served

Frank Sinatra: He Did It His Way

February 20

The music of ‘Ol Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra, comes alive at Woodmere, reminding us how music can soothe and invigorate. Take a walk down memory lane and listen to “My Way,” “A Foggy Day,” “It Was A Very Good Year,” and more.

B.B. King: The Thrill Is Not Gone

February 27

B.B. King took his favorite lady, his guitar “Lucille,” everywhere he went. Join guitarist Herb Smith on a journey where only the King of the Blues could take us, with songs like “The Thrill Is Gone,” “That’s Wrong Little Mama,” “Lucille,” and others.

Wartime Harmonies: The Swing Era

March 6

While the world was at war, the buoyant rhythms of swing music kept spirits high.We’ll pay tribute to the big band sounds of Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, and Count Basie, as well as the voices of the Andrews Sisters and more.

Lena Horne: Sophisticated Lady Of Song

March 13

Clear, distinct lyrics and a sensual delivery made Lena Horne tops on everyone’s list. Musicians wanted to work with her, producers wanted to hire her, and the audience wanted to see and hear her. A surprise guest female vocalist  will perform favorites like “Stormy Weather,” “Can’t Help Lovin’ That Man of This Moment On,” and more.

Willie Nelson and Patsy Cline: Country Goes City

March 20

Get that “country” feeling deep in your bones with music from two Grand Ole Opry legends. The music is plain and straight and goes right to your heart with tunes like “Always On My Mind,” “Crazy,” and “I Fall to Pieces.”

The Coasters and the Drifters: Old School Rhythm and Blues

March 27

Let’s go “Up on the Roof” with “Charlie Brown.” These two groups made songs come to life with humor and reflection. Come hear classics like “Poison Ivy,” “Under the Boardwalk,” “Play It Cool,” “Yakety Yak,” and more.

Time to Be on the Bop: The First Rebellion in Jazz

April 10

Join us as we burn the jazz highway with stingers like “Salt Peanuts,” “Confirmation,” “Anthropology,” and other fast movers by Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker that made bebop stand out as the sound that gave jazz its muscle.


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