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Gershwin, by George!

December 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cole Porter: Sophisticate of American Song

December 15, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Solo Piano Recital in Pittsburgh

December 18, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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The Cotton Club, favored by the city’s elite, was dubbed “the Aristocrat of Harlem.” Its patrons included British royalty and celebrities like George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Paul Whiteman and Marlene Dietrich. Duke Ellington and Cab Calloway conducted their innovative jazz bands and great black entertainers like Ethel Waters, Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Lena Horne and Josephine Baker played the room to the delight of the all-white audience.

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