Ella and Louis - The Lady's Centennial Celebration

November 04-05

Friday November 4 - 11:00 AM

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Friday November 4 - 8:00 PM

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Saturday November 5 - 8:00 PM

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Program and Description


Nathan Aspinall, conductor

Byron Stripling, trumpeter, vocalist

Marva Hicks, vocalist

Robert Breithaupt, drummer


Byron Stripling and Marva Hicks' chemistry lights up the stage as they take you on a journey through the most famous duets and solos recorded by two of jazz's greatest legends. From "Love is Here to Stay" to "Just One of Those Things" and highlights from Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, they recreate one of the most memorable collaborations in music history while entertaining and capturing everyone's hearts along the way.


Friday and Saturday evening concerts are dedicated by The Vanguard Kessler Fund in honor of the 14th Annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days, a global initiative which uses the power of music to bridge cultural differences.


Program Includes:

Tiger Rag

I’m Confessin’ That I Love You

On The Sunny Side of The Street

A Tisket, A Tasket

Just One of Those Things

They Can’t Take That Away From me

Love is Here To Stay

It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing

Basin Street

What a Wonderful World



It Ain’t Necessarily So

My Man’s Gone Now

That’s My Desire

Ain’t Misbehavin

Sweet Georgia Brown

Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong

For your listening pleasure

Sit back and listen to Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, undeniably two of jazz’s greatest legends.

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