Entitled Love Makes the World Go 'Round, the 4:30 PM concert May 7 at Birdland will benefit Zani's Furry Friends, an animal rescue organization.
Hayley Mills and Lee Roy Reams will co-host the event, which will feature Elena Bennett, Carole Demas, Natalie Douglas, Rich Flanders, Janice Hall, Jon & Lynn, Sue Matsuki, Tanya Moberly, Sarah Rice, Steve Ross, Steve Schalchlin, Richard Skipper, Julie Wilson and David Vernon.
The artists will be accompanied by Fred Barton, piano; Ian Herman, piano; Mark Janas, piano; Sean Hearkness, guitar; Jonathan Russell, violin; Eve Weiss, classical guitar; Jon Burr, bass; and Rex Benincasa, percussion.
JoAnn Yeoman directs.
Birdland is located in Manhattan at 315 West 44th Street. For tickets, priced $15-$50 plus a $10 food/drink minimum, call (212) 581-3080 or visit www.Ticketfly.com. *
Zani’s Furry Friends rescues dogs, cats and bunnies right out of the euthanasia rooms of the city's animal shelters, gives them medical care, kindness and loving attention and gets them adopted into loving homes through their own tremendous effort and many times paid for out of their own personal pocketbooks.