A Night At The Cotton Club Tickets
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Long Beach Symphony Pops: A Night at the Cotton Club
Long Beach Arena - Long Beach Convention Center
Nov 18 2017
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The Cotton Club was established in the early 1920’s as a nightclub. It featured performances by some of the best jazz entertainers of that time. A Night At The Cotton Club tickets, gives you the chance to hear the bluesy vocals and the high energy, electrifying music of the same historic artists such as Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway and Louis Armstrong. Performed by the all-rounded and proficient Dallas Symphony Orchestra, A Night At The Cotton Club will take you on a trip to the past, with its highly popular and nostalgic ballads.
Jeff Tyzik will be conducting The Dallas Symphony Orchestra to craft songs such as Duke Ellington’s “It Don't Mean a Thing", Ella Fitzgerald’s “Clap Hands, Here Comes Charley!” and Louis Armstrong’s “Dinah”. Tyzik has won a Grammy Award for his terrific work and is regarded as one of the most innovative pops conductor. Byron Stripling will be playing the trumpet and providing backing vocals with his melodious singing. His wide range and artistic mastery of blending many styles together makes the audience come alive. Byron Stripling’s music, reminiscent of Calloway’s hi-de-ho swing, is one of the most essential ingredients to the band.
Along with Stripling, Ted Louis Levy will also be providing vocals, in addition to his engaging tap dancing. Carmen Bradford is another vocalist with the band. She comes from a family of vocalists and lives up to her family’s legacy with her immaculate singing. The highly experienced Bob Breithaupt, professor of Music at Capital University in Columbus, features on Drums.
The Cotton Club operated from 1923 to 1940. It was previously called the “Club Deluxe” when heavy weight boxing champion Jack Johnson opened it in 1920. Unfortunately it was an all whites club, which did not entertain black customers, although black entertainers were allowed to perform. It was an exclusive place frequented by celebrities and the club presented performances by some of the best entertainers of that era. The racial divide the club pressed, inspired a film to be made of the same name which went on to earn two Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination. Nonetheless, the music that emerged from the club, as a result of countless collaborations, is still considered to be the best in its genre.
The venue for the Night At The Country Club is the magnificent Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. Located in Texas, the concert hall is placed in the Arts District of downtown Dallas. Russell Johnson's Artec Consultants, Inc. and I.M. Pei came up with the design of the building. The hall was inaugurated in September of 1989. The Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center can house up to almost twenty one hundred people. Built on a very conservative design, it is the permanent home of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and various other Dallas based musical organizations.
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra began from just an ensemble cast of forty people in 1900. Initially, Hans Kreissig directed the orchestra and led them for five seasons. Many prominent conductors have since then held the responsibility of leading the Orchestra. Carl Venth, Walter J. Fried, Jacques Singer and Paul Van Katwiik are some of the famous conductors who contributed to the growth of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. However, the American orchestra progressed the most when Conductor Antal Dorati was the director. He established the ensemble as a fully professional, first rate orchestra in 1945. Under his direction, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra expanded its repertoire, was broadcast on major national radio networks and earned national attention.
The lively entertainers promise a terrific show for the audience. The up-tempo beat of the music coupled with the elegance of Duke Ellington’s symphonies, will make this a night to be remember. The dynamic band will have you tapping your toes and swaying to the beat, so don’t miss out on this special opportunity; get your A Night At The Cotton Club tickets booked right away.