Listen in Awe as Byron Stripling Plays Ragtime, Blues, and Jazz
In this tour de force concert, Byron Stripling showcases ragtime masters Scott Joplin and Jelly Roll Morton plus blues legends B.B. King and Muddy Waters. Stripling returns to Fort Worth for a weekend of entertaining and humorous vignettes about the music and its creators, plus an unforgettable toe-tapping jam session finale that will bring the house down. Don’t miss it this Saturday beginning at 7:30 p.m.!
Since his Carnegie Hall debut with Skitch Henderson and the New York Pops, Stripling has become a pops orchestra favorite, soloing with Boston Pops, National Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Cincinnati Pops, Seattle Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Dallas Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, Toronto Symphony, and Dallas Symphony, to name a few. He has been a featured soloist at the Hollywood Bowl and on the PBS television special, "Evening at Pops," with conductors John Williams and Keith Lockhart. Currently, Stripling serves as artistic director and conductor of the highly acclaimed Columbus Jazz Orchestra.
Stripling earned his stripes as lead trumpeter and soloist with the Count Basie Orchestra under the direction of Thad Jones and Frank Foster. He has played and recorded extensively with the bands of Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Herman, Dave Brubeck, Lionel Hampton, Clark Terry, Louis Bellson, and Buck Clayton in addition to The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, The Carnegie Hall Jazz Band, and The GRP All Star Big Band.
Be there when Stripling brings his talents to Bass Performance Hall! Tickets for this event begin at 29 dollars. Box tier seats are available and begin at 90 dollars.
At The Depot Apartments in Fort Worth, Texas, we believe it’s important to integrate yourself into the community, which is why we suggest attending this event. Meeting new people, having unfamiliar experiences, and joining neighborhood activities is the key to an exceptional lifestyle.
Saturday, January 19, 2019—7:30 PM
Event Venue Location:
Bass Performance Hall
525 Commerce Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102