National Chamber Ensemble - Swingin' Sweethearts Day, Valentine's Tribute to Benny Goodman
Clarinet star Julian Milkis, the only student and protege of jazz great Benny Goodman joins NCE to perform a concert in tribute to his teacher and mentor. The concert is proudly presented with the Pozez JCC of Northern Va.
Clarinetist Julian Milkis performs a Valentine Concert of some of the most enticing works for clarinet in tribute to Benny Goodman as well some of his mentors most popular jazz and classical compositions such as Glory of Love, Benny's Bugle, Paganini Caprice and more plus Mozart's exquisite Clarinet Concerto which Benny Goodman famously recorded. The Concerto will be presented in an intimate quartet setting fitting the special occasion.
Mr. Milkis will be joined by pianist Carlos Cesar Rodriguez, violinist Leo Sushansky, double bassist Ephriam Wolfolk Jr and drummer Leland Nakamura for an enticing night of music making perfect to share with your Valentine!
The performance will be followed by an hors d'oeuvres reception with the artists.
Gunston Arts Center - Theatre 1
2700 South Lang Street,
Free on-site parking
Gunston Arts Center is conveniently located right of I-395, just minutes from Washington DC. Pentagon City and Shirlington both within a 5 minute drive provide many nearby great dining options.