Pops

Gershwin, Berlin & Friends

March 3

Friday | 7:30 pm | Van Wezel

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March 4

Saturday | 2:30 pm | Van Wezel

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March 4

Saturday | 7:30 pm | Van Wezel

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Venue Van Wezel | 777 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota | Seat Layout | Map it
Duration 2hrs / Includes Intermission
Cost $40-$90

FEATURING

Byron Stripling, conductor/trumpet/vocals
Byron Stripling, conductor/trumpet/vocals
Sydney McSweeney, vocalist
Sydney McSweeney, vocalist

PROGRAM

This finger-snapping program shines a spotlight on great composers of the early 20th century, including George Gershwin ("Fascinating Rhythm"), Irving Berlin ("Alexander’s Ragtime Band"), and Isham Jones ("It Had To Be You"). Their tunes hold timeless melodies and rhythms that continue to lift spirits today. Joined on keyboard by Bobby Floyd, member of the Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, and chanteuse Sydney McSweeney, jazz trumpeter Byron Stripling dons two extra hats as conductor and vocalist. The result: an inspiring sonic portrait of how this collection of songs shaped the Great American Songbook.

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