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NM Philharmonic performs at the Zoo's Bandshell.

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The New Mexico Philharmonic


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May 17, 2014
06:30 PM - 10:00 PM


903 10th St. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102


Event hosted by New Mexico Philharmonic.

Byron Herrington conductor

The amazing clarinetist Dave Bennett and his Sextet team up with your New Mexico Phil for an incredible tribute to a true giant of jazz Benny Goodman! This is as close as you will ever get to seeing the Benny Goodman Sextet live!

From “Stompin’ at the Savoy” to “Sing, Sing, Sing” to “Bugle Call Rag” to “Moonglow,” Bennett Plays Benny will have you dancing under the cottonwoods, and all the way home!


“Let’s Dance” (G. Stone, J. Bonime, F.M. Baldridge)
“Bugle Call Rag” (E. Schoebel, B. Meyers, J. Pettis)
Goodman Hits Medley
–“Don’t Be That Way” (Benny Goodman, E. Sampson, M. Parish)
–“Stompin’ at the Savoy” (B. Goodman, C. Webb, E. Sampson, A. Razaf)
–“Poor Butterfly” (J. Golden, R. Hubbell)
–“Moonglow” (E. Delange, I. Mills, W. Hudson)
–“Avalon” (V. Rose, A. Jolson, B. Desylva)
“Why Don’t You Do Right” (J. McCoy)
“These Foolish Things” (J. Strachey, H. Marvell)
“I Got Rhythm” (George & Ira Gershwin)


“Airmail Special” (B. Goodman, J. Mundy, C. Christian)
“Slipped Disc” (B. Goodman)
“And the Angels Sing” (Z. Elman, J. Mercer)
“Blues in the Night” (H. Arlen, J. Mercer)
“Goody Goody” (J. Mercer, M. Malneck)
“Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing)” (L. Prima)
“Goodbye” (G. Jenkins)


Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and concert starts at 8 p.m. Come early to enjoy the Zoo's seals and sea lions, cat walk and polar bear exhibits.

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$7 Lawn Seating Student Tickets available at the NMPhil Offices with student ID, at the Hold My Ticket Office, or at the Zoo the day of the concert starting at 6 pm.
$15 Lawn Seating ($20 on the day of the concert)
$35 Chair Seating ($40 on the day of the concert)
$125 Table Seating (advance purchase only)-Gourmet Baskets and Wine included with Table Seating.

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