12th Annual Bickford Benefit Jazz Concert
The tradition continues with an evening of excellent jazz performed by some of the finest musicians performing today. As always, Dan Levinson assembles a band of venerable greats and exciting newcomers for a one-night only event!
The Band includes: Mike Davis, trumpet; Jim Fryer, trombone; Dan Levinson, clarinet/saxophone; Mark Shane, piano; Rob Adkins, bass; Kevin Dorn, drums; James Chirillo, guitar.
The 2017 winner of Hot House Magazine’s “NYC Jazz Fans Decision” award for Best Clarinetist, Dan Levinson is equally at home as both leader and sideman, fronting his own groups as well as performing with those led by others. His roster of musical associates includes such names as Mel Tormé, Wynton Marsalis and Dick Hyman. Originally from Los Angeles, Dan has been based in New York City since 1983, although his busy schedule often takes him across the continent and around the world. He has performed in Brazil with filmmaker Woody Allen’s band, as well as in Japan, Iceland, Latvia, and 18 European countries. From 1990 to 2009 Dan toured with singer/guitarist Leon Redbone. Since 1993 he has been a member of Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks, the country’s preeminent 1920s-’30s hot jazz orchestra, with whom he has appeared at Carnegie Hall, on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and on Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion radio program. Dan’s successful Benny Goodman tributes have been presented both in the U.S. with James Langton’s New York All-Star Big Band and in Europe with the Berlin-based Swing Dance Orchestra. Dan has recorded over 150 CDs, including nine under his own name. He can be heard on the soundtracks of the films “The Cat’s Meow”, “Ghost World”, “The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond”, and Martin Scorsese’s “The Aviator”, as well as on all five seasons of the Grammy Award-winning HBO television series “Boardwalk Empire” and all three seasons of the Amazon Prime Video series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”.
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