Jazz Series: 'Hot Lips' Joey Morant – A Tribute to Louis Armstrong
Thursday, August 3, 2017
6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
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One of the most exciting and dynamic trumpeters on the scene, Joey Morant returns for an encore edition of his thrilling Armstrong tribute at Jazz at Socrates 2016. A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Morant works in settings from duets to big bands and orchestras, including the Harlem Blues & Jazz Band. He has performed with jazz, soul, and rock ‘n’ roll greats, including Paul McCartney, Ray Charles, Lionel Hampton, and James Brown. He electrifies audiences with his dazzling horn technique, skillful scat singing, and humorous asides.
Jazz for Kids pre-show activity at 5:30 p.m. with Art House Astoria Conservatory for Music and Art.
Presented in partnership with The Jazz Foundation of America.