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NYJO @ Deal Festival 2021
July 17 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This performance will feature bespoke arrangements of classic American Songbook melodies by some of NYJO talented alumna from multiple generations. This sharp set-list includes the music of Gershwin, Cole Porter, Charlie Parker, and more!
The band will be joined by the smooth vocals stylings of Freddie Benedict for NYJO’s beautiful reimagining’s of works by The Beatles and Gregory Porter. To close, the concert will explore some contemporary compositions by band leader, saxophonist Asha Parkinson, who will present the work written for her genre-fusing Kalpadruma project.
Due to restrictions, the band will be limited to a Nonet for this performance.