Monday, June 13, 2011

Trumpeter Byron Stripling Pays Tribute to Louie Armstrong at Boston Pops Concert on June 14-15

Jazz trumpeter Byron Stripling is paying homage to trumpet legend Louie Armstrong in the American Icons concert with the Boston Pops Orchestra, taking place on Tuesday-Wednesday, June 14-15, 2011 at Boston Symphony Hall.

Tickets to the concert are $21 - $91 and can be purchased online.

Also on the program is master clarinetist Thomas Martin for a tribute to Benny Goodman,  and gospel vocalist Renee King, who performs selections from Gershwin, Bernstein and other composers.

Thomas Wilkins, musical director for the Omaha Symphony, is guest conductor for the evening.

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