Monday, March 16, 2009

Gary Morgan's Big Band returns to Gillespie Auditorium, tomorrow

You won't want to miss Gary Morgan's 20-piece Latin jazz band "PanAmericana!" on Tuesday, March 17 at Jazz Tuesdays in the Gillespie Auditorium at the NY Baha'i Center (53 East 11th Street between University Place and Broadway). There will be 2 shows: 8:00 and 9:30 p.m. Please call 212-222-5159 for Reservations and Information.

Gary Morgan is an award-winning composer/arranger/bandleader who fronts an exciting 20 piece latin jazz orchestra called PanAmericana! that features his original compositions and also his arrangements of contemporary songs from the most talented composers from Brazil, Cuba and New York, such as Egberto Gismonti, Hermeto Pascoal, Itiberê Zwarg, Toninho Horta, Hilario Duran and Chucho Valdez.

The range of rhythms encompasses samba, bossa, baião, maracatu, frevo, mambo and danzon, played by a gifted assemblage of New York jazz musicians, including:
Trumpets: Jon Owens, Seneca Black, John Bailey, Alex Norris
Trombones: Mike Fahie, Alan Ferber, Noah Bless, Joe Barati
French Horns: Eric Reed, Amie Margoles
Saxophones: Norbert Stachel, Bruce Williamson, Ben Kono, Dave Riekenberg, Terry Gross
Bass: Andy Elau
Piano: Cliff Korman
Drums: Ray Marchica
Percussion: Renato Thoms, Tony deVivo
Vocals: Richard Boukas

Check out their website at

Admission is 15.00, 10.00 for students.
Tickets will be sold at the door, or call 212-222-5159 for reservations and information.
Upcoming Shows
Fall 2008 at Jazz Tuesdays

October 14:
Antoinette Montague & the Mike Longo Trio

October 21:
Mike Longo’s NY State of the Art Jazz Ensemble with special guests Jimmy Owens and Annie Ross
And archival film footage of Dizzy Gillespie’s 70th Birthday Celebration at Wolf Trap

October 28:
Dennis Mitcheltree’s Quartet

Jazz Tuesdays
in the John Birks Gillespie Auditorium
The New York Baha'i Center
53 East 11th Street (between University Place & Broadway)
Two shows: 8:00 and 9:30 p.m.

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