Special Valentine’s Concert with Marion Cowings – February 14, 4:00 p.m.
The silky and versatile baritone voice of Marion Cowings has been a major part of the vocal jazz world for decades.A native New Yorker with early mentorship from Jon Hendricks and a LaGuardia High School education that included performing with Leonard Bernstein, he has gone on to perform at such prestigious venues as the Kennedy Center in Washington and was the lead in the Duke Ellington operaQueeniePieat Lincoln Center.He has collaborated with jazz giants such as Clark Terry, Jimmy Heath, Ron Carter, Gary Bartz, and Bobby Watson, and is a co-founder of the jazz vocal department at New York University, where he taught for years.
The band for this concert features Marion Cowings on vocals, Joe Davidian on piano, Noriko Ueda on bass, and Jerome Jennings on drums.
Admission: Pay What You Choose (Starting at $10); $8 for Non-William Paterson students and WP Community; Free for WP students. Students can send requests for free access to firstname.lastname@example.org.