FRI | OCT 26 | 8 PM | JAZZ

 

$25/$20 Members & Students/FREE for Teens

 

“Paquito D’Rivera...multinational ambassador, creating a cross-culture of music that moves  effortlessly among jazz, Latin, and Mozart.” - National Endowment for the Arts

 

"John's soul and being come straight through to his music, the jazz world needs him! "- Sheila Jordan (NEA Jazz Master)

 

“Billy Strayhorn stands alone with Duke Ellington as a model of what ‘having it all together’ is all about, where your technique is second nature and is driven by passion alone!” - Quincy Jones

 

About Billy Strayhorn:

Billy Strayhorn is best known for his 28-year collaborative role as Duke Ellington's "writing and arranging companion," he has emerged in recent years as an even more meritorious force in shaping the jazz canon!  - David Hajdu

“Billy Strayhorn stands alone with Duke Ellington as a model of what ‘having it all together’ is all about, where your technique is second nature and is driven by passion alone!” - Quincy Jones

 

 

 

  

 


 

Flushing Town Hall is a not for profit organization which receives major support from the National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; New York State Assembly Member Ron Kim; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Mayor Bill de Blasio; Queens Borough President Melinda Katz; Council Members Adrienne Adams, Costa Constantinides, Daniel Dromm, Barry Grodenchik, Peter Koo, Karen Koslowitz, Francisco Moya, and Paul A. Vallone; and the Howard Gilman Foundation, the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, and the Lily Auchincloss Foundation.

 

Support for our programs is also provided by Atlantic Philanthropies Director / Employee Designated Gift Program, Cathay Bank, Michael Cheng / Epos Development, Dr. Hsing-Lih Chou / New York Institute of Culture and the Arts, Con Edison, Crossings TV, Culture Center of TECO in New York, Heidi & Jonathan Davis, Exploring the Metropolis, Steven Facey, Jim Henson Foundation, Keith Haring Foundation, Kenneth Koranyi, Kuang-Yu Fong / Chinese Theatre Works, Barbara Garii, Heather Harrison, Raymond D. Jasen, Ellen Kodadek, Nelson Lee / Flushing Bank, Law Offices of Vincent Toomey, James S. Liao, Emily Lin / Lin & Loveall Foundation, Anita Liu, Louis Armstrong Education Foundation, Lyell Korea, Materials for the Arts, William McClure, NYC & Company Foundation, New York Community Bank Foundation, Northwell Health, Queens Art Education Center / Arthur Liu, Queens College, Queens Courier, Georgiana Reese-Benatti, RuDance / Asian American Dance Sport Corp., Mike Sperendi & Jan Schneider, Vincent Toomey, Mei Ya Tsai, Veronica Tsang, Claire Shulman, Tai & Tony Wang / WAC Lighting, Jay Wegman, Edwina & Eldwin Wong, Minwen Yang, and Hank Yeh.