Zoo Concert – Bennett Plays Benny: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 8pm, Rio Grande Zoo Amphitheater

Date: Saturday 17 May 2014

Time: 08:00pm

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Zoo Concert – Bennett Plays Benny
Saturday, May 17, 2014, 8pm
Rio Grande Zoo Amphitheater

Byron Herrington conductor

The amazing clarinetist Dave Bennett and his Sextet team up with your New Mexico Phil for an incredible tribute to a true giant of jazz Benny Goodman! This is as close as you will ever get to seeing the Benny Goodman Sextet live!

From “Stompin’ at the Savoy” to “Sing, Sing, Sing” to “Bugle Call Rag” to “Moonglow,” Bennett Plays Benny will have you dancing under the cottonwoods, and all the way home!

Tickets:  $7 Lawn Seating Student Tickets available at the NMPhil Offices with student ID, at the Hold My Ticket Office, or at the Zoo the day of the concert starting at 6 pm.
NMPhil offices are located at 500 Copper Avenue NW.
Hold My Ticket Office is located at 112 2nd St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Children 12 and under free.
$15 Lawn Seating ($20 on the day of the concert)
$35 Chair Seating ($40 on the day of the concert)
$125 Table Seating (advance purchase only)-Gourmet Baskets and Wine included with Table Seating.

Gourmet Basket Menu:

Waldorf salad w/ grilled chicken (Veggie: no chicken)
or
Club sandwich w/ bourbon bacon
Vichyssoise
Haricots vert salad
Imported cheese board
Shrimp cocktail (Veggie: Red Pepper Hummus with assorted Vegetables)
Strawberry shortcake
or
Veggie Option
Tomato, Avocado, Artichoke Hearts and Mushrooms
With jalapeno aioli on a baguette
Bottled water and choice of red or white bottle of wine or non-alcoholic beverages (sparkling cider, Coke, Diet Coke)

Program:

“Let’s Dance” (G. Stone, J. Bonime, F.M. Baldridge)
“Bugle Call Rag” (E. Schoebel, B. Meyers, J. Pettis)
Goodman Hits Medley
–“Don’t Be That Way” (Benny Goodman, E. Sampson, M. Parish)
–“Stompin’ at the Savoy” (B. Goodman, C. Webb, E. Sampson, A. Razaf)
–“Poor Butterfly” (J. Golden, R. Hubbell)
–“Moonglow” (E. Delange, I. Mills, W. Hudson)
–“Avalon” (V. Rose, A. Jolson, B. Desylva)
“Why Don’t You Do Right” (J. McCoy)
“These Foolish Things” (J. Strachey, H. Marvell)
“I Got Rhythm” (George & Ira Gershwin)

INTERMISSION

“Airmail Special” (B. Goodman, J. Mundy, C. Christian)
“Slipped Disc” (B. Goodman)
“And the Angels Sing” (Z. Elman, J. Mercer)
“Blues in the Night” (H. Arlen, J. Mercer)
“Goody Goody” (J. Mercer, M. Malneck)
“Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing)” (L. Prima)
“Goodbye” (G. Jenkins)

Buy Tickets

Tickets:  $7 Lawn Seating Student Tickets available at the NMPhil Offices with student ID, at the Hold My Ticket Office or at the Zoo the day of the concert starting at 6 pm.
NMPhil offices are located at 500 Copper Avenue NE.
Hold My Ticket Office is located at 112 2nd St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Children 12 and under free.
$15 Lawn Seating ($20 on the day of the concert)
$35 Chair Seating ($40 on the day of the concert)
$125 Table Seating (advance purchase only)-Gourmet Baskets and Wine included with Table Seating. 

Gourmet Basket Menu:

Waldorf salad w/ grilled chicken (Veggie: no chicken)

or

Club sandwich w/ bourbon bacon

Vichyssoise 

Haricots vert salad

Imported cheese board

Shrimp cocktail (Veggie: Red Pepper Hummus with assorted Vegetables)

Strawberry shortcake

or

Veggie Option

Tomato, Avocado, Artichoke Hearts and Mushrooms

With jalapeno aioli on a baguette

Bottled water and choice of red or white bottle of wine or non-alcoholic beverages (sparkling cider, Coke, Diet Coke)