Bishops’ High School Alumni – NY Tri-State Chapter – Jazz – May 27, 2017

The Bishops’ High School Alumni Association NY Tri-State Chapter invites you to Jazz Under the Stars

Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight, 86 Pennsylvania Ave., Mount Vernon, NY. 10552.

MUSIC We invite you to enjoy the music of Jazz Saxophonist Mark Gross and his Quartet http://www.mark- grossmusic.com featuring vocalist Monica Harris. You will also be treated to some Caribbean ‘spice’ with the smooth rhythms of live steel pan by Jah-Pan-Man, (AKA) Michael Williams.  

A two-time Grammy award winner, Mark Gross has toured the world with numerous jazz greats including Nat Adderley, Dave Holland, Nicholas Payton, Wynton Marsalis, Dizzy Gillespie, Nancy Wilson, Jimmy Heath, Duke Ellington Orchestra, Charles Mingus Big Band, Freddie Hubbard, and Regina Carter to name a few. His professional relationships with these musicians and others have been long lasting and far-reaching: “Two-time Grammy award winner with the Dave Holland Big Band, Mark Gross has recorded on over 40 notable jazz recordings, such as – ‘What Goes Around’ and ‘Overtime’. Gross has recorded 3 CDs under his own name to date. ‘Preach Daddy’, ‘Riddle of the Sphinx’ and his latest recording released ‘Blackside”. His consistently professional musicianship has led to live and recorded efforts with many of his fellow pacesetters in jazz music”.

FOOD AND DRINKS Be prepared to partake in a smorgasbord of international cuisine with drinks from around the world. Take a culinary journey with us and explore the taste and flavors of India, Guyana and the Caribbean, Mexico, Puerto Rico, China, Japan, Italy, France and the USA. Discover mouthwatering treats expertly crafted for you by our world class chefs – curries, dim sum, the Jerk Pit, pastas, seafood, vegetarian dishes and many other specialties. And just when you think your taste buds have been fully challenged, head over to the dessert buffet where you will find our sweet treats – from New York cheese cakes to Cuban flan, Southern pecan pies to Italian cookies. These are just a few of the enticing treats that await you.

We look forward to seeing you there. Tickets can be purchased by clicking on the link:

https://www.tickettailor.com/checkout/view-event/id/87777/chk/6c3b/

Gail A. Nunes

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