Celebrate International Jazz Day with Vincent York at Kerrytown Concert House
Join alto saxophonist on April 30 to recognize jazz as an internationally binding art form
by a2tix (sponsored content)
Published in April, 2019
April 11, 2019 Ann Arbor, MI - Join Vincent York at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30 at Kerrytown Concert House to celebrate International Jazz Day. International Jazz Day is an international day declared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in 2011 to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe.
York is best known for touring with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and his band, Vincent York's new York Force. He has recorded and played with noteworthy jazz and Motown artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Marcus Belgrave, The Temptations, Aretha Franklin, Cab Calloway and more.
During this year's International Jazz Day performance, York will feature some of the area's finest musicians: Vincent Chandler (trombone), Josef Deas (bass), DeSean Jones (tenor saxophone), Roger Jones (piano) and Alex White (drums).
Celebrate jazz as the global music of freedom and multicultural expression at this year's International Jazz Day concert. Tickets range from $20 to $25 and can be purchased at www.a2tix.com
About Vincent York
Vincent York is an internationally recognized alto saxophonist who studied jazz at Southern University and the University of Michigan. He has performed with many jazz and Motown greats ranging from Ella Fitzgerald to The Temptations. He has toured with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and his own band, Vincent York's new York Force. Currently, York serves as the artistic director of Vincent York's Jazzistry and is planning his next international tour.
About Vincent York's Jazzistry
Vincent York's Jazzistry is an educational program that uses live performance to teach children and adults the story of jazz and its role in American history and culture. Vincent York's Jazzistry is currently celebrating 25 years of turning school auditoriums and concert venues in Michigan into multicultural musical time machines. To learn more, visit www.Jazzistry.org.
[Originally published in April, 2019.]
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