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Rolling Stones’ Charlie Watts to Lead Swing Band at Lincoln Center

Other Midsummer Night Swing shows announced

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Charlie Watts, the drummer for the Rolling Stones since the band’s inception half a century ago, will bring his other passion, swing music and boogie woogie, to Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park on June 28, as part of the annual Midsummer Night Swing series. Watts will perform with A,B,C & D of Boogie Woogie. The quartet, led by the German pianist Alex Zwingenberger, has never performed before in the United States.

Other shows in the series include the U.S. debut of a Brazilian forró group featuring Maciel Melo, Biliu de Campina and Walmir Silva, on July 13, along with Quarteto Olinda, another forró group.

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