Bienen Ensembles

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The Kid from Red Bank: The Music of Count Basie

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 7:30pm

Galvin Recital Hall

Victor Goines and Darius Hampton, conductors

The Count Basie Orchestra is acclaimed as one of the most swingin’ ensembles in the history of jazz, and the music associated with this ensemble represents the bedrock of how a swinging ensemble should sound. In this concert, the Jazz Orchestra performs such classics as “Jumpin’ at the Woodside,” “Lil’ Darlin’,” “The Kid from Red Bank,” “Moten Swing,” and more.

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Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall


70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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Located in the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, this 400-seat hall features a 40-foot glass wall offering views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Undulating walls of Forest Stewardship Council–certified wood, covered with a thin layer of African moabi wood, provide optimal acoustics, and the hall is equipped with state-of-the-art sound and video equipment for recording.