And All that Jazz
Dignity New York presents an evening of jazz with baritone Dusty Francis and jazz pianist Norine Castine. Enjoy your favorite jazz standards and Broadway hits while supporting the Young Adults of DignityNY in their effort to attend the Biennial National Convention in Minneapolis.
When: Thursday, April 18th | 8pm
Where: LGBT Community Center | 208 W 13th St | Kaplan Assembly Room
Price: $25 (suggested donation)
Dusty Francis enjoys an active career as a conductor, singer and music educator. Dusty appears regularly in concert with such ensembles as The Tucson Chamber Artists, The Washington Master Chorale and The Skylark Vocal Ensemble. He is a member of the professional octet in residence at The Church of the Holy Family, the United Nations Parish, and can be heard singing in various churches and ensembles throughout the city and the region.
Norine Castine is an accomplished pianist, teacher and composer living in Manhattan for the past 14 years. Norine is a member of the highly selective BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, headed by Jim McNeely and Mike Holober of the Village Vanguard Orchestra and Westchester Jazz Orchestra, respectively. In her fifth year of the workshop, Norine composes and arranges original works for jazz orchestra, which are played by a select group of New York jazz players at Musicians' Local 802 in midtown. As a performer, Norine accompanies and arranges for several vocalists in the city, as well as writing for and performing in small group jazz ensembles.
Established in 1972, DignityNY, a chapter member of Dignity USA, is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to encourage gay men, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender (GLBT) persons and their friends to express their sexuality in a manner consonant with Christ's teachings. Dignity helps people to become more active members of the Roman Catholic Church and society, and works through education and legal reforms for justice and the social acceptance of gay men, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender persons.
The Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Center of New York, Kaplan Assembly Rm. (View)
208 West 13th Street
New York, NY 10011
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|