Jazz and blues at Birdland

Audience’s rave SS Nirvana “We close our eyes and it’s like going back in time.”

The stage is set as “MADAME ROYALE’S” supper club, a magical room that spotlights legendary artists past and present. This fabulous fantasy musical takes place aboard an imaginary cruise ship called the “SS NIRVANA” where the passenger list is international and very, very prestigious. Nightly performances in costume, song and verse include the music of Ella Fitzgerald, Johnny Hartman, Anita O’Day, Sarah Vaughan, Lambert, Hendricks & Ross, Louis Armstrong and Billy Eckstine.

“SS Nirvana” will appear at Birdland Jazz Club, 315 West 44th St. on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. This jamin’ jazz show features Ghanniyya Green, TC III, Joy Ryder, Charles Bartlett, Under the musical direction of Marcus Persiani, with Paul Beaudry on bass, and Will Terrill on drums.

As the show musically spans the 40’s 50’s and 60’s, the cast performs the music of our lives. “SS Nirvana” also boasts a collection of high-spirited up-tempo tunes as well as memorable heart-wrenching ballots. The audience instantly connects as they sing along for the entire show and become reminiscent of a sweeter time.

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