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Theater Talk: Grammy winner George Caldwell is our connection to Basie, Ellington and all that jazz

Nancy J. Parisi Buffalo Spree

He played with Count Basie, he played with Ellington, he wowed audiences at the piano in AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' and SOPHISTICATED LADIES and COOKIN' AT THE COOKERY, all at MusicalFare Theatre, and he's back there, livestreaming on Sept. 17 with jazz vocalist Ms. Alex McArthur and two days later streaming from the Kavinoky with John Fredo, whose jazz roots go back farther than most know.

SONGS OF LOVE & LONGING - Starring 2018 JazzBuffalo Best Female vocalist Alex McArthur with Grammy winning jazz pianist George Caldwell is a special event, livestreaming from the Premier Cabaret at MusicalFare on Thursday September 17, 2020 8:00 pm. For tickets visit here https://musicalfare.com/events/special-events/event:songs-of-love-and-longing-starring-alex-mcarthur-and-george-caldwell-2020/

In the months of September and October LIVE: FROM THE KAV! will record LIVE performances from the Kavinoky's newly restored Theatre, a series of Kavinoky favorite Actors and Musicians performing the music they love while chatting about their lives and career. Executive Artistic Director Loraine O'Donnell hosts.

LIVE: FROM THE KAV! FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th @ 8 p.m. will feature actor, dancer, choreographer, and director John Fredo with  jazz great pianist George Caldwell.

Listen for Theater Talk, Friday morning at 6:45 and 8:45 during Morning Edition.
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