Programs and Events Schedule
- Jazz Concert at Lincoln Center
- Family Engagement
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Jazz at Lincoln Center Recording Studio, 5th Floor
Time Warner Center in NYC
Art Baron & Friends | Art Baron, trombone | Fred Staton, tenor sax | Bill Wurzel, guitar | Lisle Atkinson, bass | Vinnie Johnson, bass
Arthur Baron is a trombonist, multi-instrumentalist and composer. He has had a rich and varied performance career. From Duke Ellington to Elliot Sharpe, James Taylor to BB King, and Alvin Ailey to Annea Lockwood. Others include Stevie Wonder and Cab Calloway. Art spent 2006 as a member of the Bruce Springsteen Seeger Sessions Band, touring Europe and the US. With Bruce he performs on sousaphone, trombone, penny whistles & mandolin. He also guest performs with Levon Helm, of 'The Band' fame, at Levon's Midnight Rambles in Woodstock, NY Art is a composer and arranger, and has had several commissions, including Jazz at Lincoln Center, the MOBI New Music Ensemble and the New York Composers' Orchestra, and dance ensembles such as Martita Goshen's Earthworks. Art has been deeply involved with education, doing workshop/clinics and guest appearances from pre schoolers to universities and beyond. Currently he leads The Duke's Men, an ensemble of Ellington alumni, and is a mainstay with 'Art Baron & Friends' at The Bowery Poetry Club in New York City.