On April 1, 2017 at 2:00 pm in the 2nd floor concert hall of Langston Hughes Library and Cultural Center at 100-01 Northern Blvd., Corona, musician and bandleader Carol Sudhalter will lead her Astoria Big Band in a concert entitled "Memories of Jazz in Queens", with arrangements written by both men and women of the band, including the late band member Charlie Camilleri, and band member and prominent arranger Christopher Rinaman. The show highlights the works of various celebrities of the jazz world who lived in Queens Louis Armstrong, Big Nick Nicholas, Dizzy Gillespie. This unique presentation will offer many delightful surprises to the audience. The vocalist is Marti Mabin, well-known for her powerful rendition of Horace Silver's tune 'PEACE'. 

WHO: Carol Sudhalter (baritone saxophone) AND 17-PIECE BIG BAND plus VOCALIST

WHAT: BIG BAND CONCERT, 'WOMEN COMPOSERS OF POPULAR MUSIC'

WHEN: SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2017, 2 TO 4 PM

WHERE: LANGSTON HUGHES LIBRARY, 100-01 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY

This program is made possible (in part) by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.