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Grammy Award-Winner, Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks to Perform at the Berrie Center at Ramapo College of New JerseyMay 4

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(MAHWAH, NJ) – On May 4 Grammy Award-winners Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks will bring their exhilarating swing music of the 1920s &30s to the Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts at 8 p.m. Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks are internationally known for their work on film and television including appearing in: “Finding Forrester,” “The Aviator, Revolutionary Road,” “Boardwalk Empire,” and “Royal Pains.”

Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks also worked on the soundtracks for Terry Zwigoff’s “Ghost World,”Tamara Jenkins’ “The Savages,” Robert DeNiro’s “The Good Shepherd,”Sam Mendes’ “Away We Go,”Michael Mann’s film “Public Enemies,” “The Cotton Club,” along with HBO’s “Grey Gardens”and Todd Hayne’s HBO mini-series “Mildred Pierce.”

This dynamic eleven piece band has performed at the New York Public Library, the Waldorf Astoria, the Rainbow Room and private events for the NY Pops, NYC Opera, and NYC Ballet. Vince Giordano has also performed at the Smithsonian Institute, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Jazz Festivals around the world. The New York Timesraves, “an erupting wellspring of euphoria; that would describe the vintage swing emanating from Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks.”

Tickets for Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks on May 4th, at the Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts at Ramapo College are $30, $27 and $24. To purchase tickets, call the box office at (201) 684-7844.


About Ramapo College

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 comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per

Ramapo College provides its students with individualized attention, mentorship, and supports; hands-on learning; and a range of opportunities for service and leadership development. Its graduation and retention rates exceed national averages and it places approximately 1,000 students per year in internships in New York City. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others.  

Ramapo College’s over 40,000 alumni are the confident, intellectually curious, self-aware, and humble people who are highly sought after and who make a positive impact at local, national, and global levels.  Ramapo College is distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by Every student at Ramapo is enrolled in its unique and award winning Pathways Program which equips and empowers students, across the continuum of their academic career, to secure internships, pursue graduate/professional school, and/or enter the job market. 

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, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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