Uke Night, With Marc Kudisch, Nancy Anderson, Mara Davi, Clarke Thorell, Presented April 15
By Andrew Gans
The Broadway at Birdland concert series continues April 15 at 7 PM with its very first UKE NIGHT!, featuring ukulele performances by Broadway performers.
Jeffry Denman hosts the evening.
Performers include Nancy Anderson, Brittney Bertier, Mara Davi, Erin Denman, Jeffry Denman, Hannah Elless, Marc Kudisch, Aaron Gaines, Jason Poole, Clarke Thorell, Beverly Ward, Kevin Worley and Rachel Arielle Yucht.
These Broadway stars, according to press notes, "will delve into the history of the uke starting with its Hawaiian origins and its explosion in the US in the 1920's all the way to its current pop music resurgence." Attendees can expect a mix of traditional Hawaiian, American Songbook, Broadway, rock, contemporary and original songs.
Birdland is located at 315 W. 44th St. There is a $25 cover charge and a $10 food/drink minimum. Visit BirdlandJazz.com.
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