THE MUSIC EVENT OF THE YEAR
DICK HYMAN & BILL CHARLAP
Dueling Pianos – Dick Hyman and Bill Charlap’s once in a lifetime specially arranged two piano version of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue!
Saturday, Oct 22, 8pm
Rockland Community College Cultural Arts Center
145 College Road, Suffern, NY
$25 for General Public
$75 for Patrons – will receive preferred seating and are invited to attend a private dairy dessert reception immediately following the concert.
This concert was performed only once in New York City to a sold out and enthusiastic crowd.
Now is your chance to see it in Rockland County.
is widely regarded as one of jazz’s most spellbinding virtuosos, master of piano approaches, recording, composing and performing ragtime, boogie-woogie, swing, bebop and all other jazz styles in upward of a 1,000 albums, (more than 100 under his own name.) Dick is a sound track composer for over a dozen Woody Allen films, and he has received two Emmy Awards. He founded the Jazz in July concerts at the 92nd Street Y and directed it for two decades. He will be a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Fellow at the Kennedy Center in April 2017.
is one of the world’s premier jazz pianists, performing with many leading artists, including Tony Bennett and Wynton Marsalis. He won the Grammy Award for Silver Lining: Songs of Jerome Kern with Tony Bennett in 2015. He has been the artistic director of 92nd Street Y’s Jazz in July Summer Festival for 10 years, and is also the Director of Jazz Studies at William Patterson University.
This concert is made possible through the generosity of Simona & Jerome Chazen.