Renowned jazz musician, Art Baron will entertain Park visitors with the sounds of the Harlem Renaissance and the Jazz Age! American jazz trombonist and former member of the Duke Ellington Orchestra, Art Baron will perform music from the early Jazz Age to get audiences on their feet dancing.
Free; no registration required.
Food, beer, and wine will be available for sale at the Katchkie Farm Food Station. Members will receive 2 complimentary drinks. Become a member today!
ABOUT ART BARON & FRIENDS
Arthur Baron, a trombonist, multi-instrumentalist and composer. His defining work was with Duke Ellington, where he toured and recorded from 1973 – 1974. He also continued performing with Mercer Ellington. Art was a member of the hit Ellington Broadway show, SOPHISTICATED LADIES.
He has performed and recorded with Stevie Wonder, James Taylor, BB King, Cab Calloway, and Bruce Springsteen’s Seeger Sessions Band.
Art was featured nightly as a large solo presence in the Broadway Hit, AFTER MIDNIGHT, bringing his Ellington expertise to the production.
He continues to lead The Duke's Men, a small ensemble featuring the music of Duke Ellington.
Photo by Mick Hales.