(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)January 17, 2008
(Mahwah) – Jazz at the Berrie Center presents “Singing Astaire: A Fred Astaire Songbook” Saturday, February 9 at 8 p.m. in the Sharp Theater on the campus of Ramapo College of New Jersey.
The performance features the vocal talents of Hilary Kole, Christopher Gines and Ronny Whyte accompanied by Steve Doyle on bass and David Meade on drums. They will bring the music Astaire made famous to the Berrie Center from Birdland, where the show sold out night after night. The late Fred Astaire introduced many classic standards on film – music by Gershwin, Porter, Mercer, Arlen and Kern.
Tickets cost $26, $23 and $20 for adults and $15 for children under 17. Senior citizens, New Jersey Jazz Society and WBGO Radio members will receive a five percent discount off regular ticket prices.
The Sharp Theater is located at the Angelica and Russ Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts on the Ramapo College campus. For more information call 201.684.7844.
This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.
Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on Niche.com, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.
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