ELLA & LOUIS
BYRON STRIPLING trumpet
MARVA HICKS vocalist
LEE MUSIKER conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Byron Stripling and Marva Hicks’ chemistry lights up the stage as they take you through the most famous duets and solos recorded by Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald. From “Love is Here to Stay” to “Just One of Those Things” and highlights from Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, they recreate one of the most memorable collaborations in music history while capturing everyone’s hearts along the way.
Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald singing “They Can’t Take That Away from Me:”
The April 21 & 22 concerts are generously sponsored by Delta Dental.
NJSO Accent events in Newark are sponsored by the Prudential Foundation.