George Wein, the 87-year-old founder of the Newport Jazz Festival and a respected pianist in his own right, will perform at Feinstein’s at Loews Regency, 540 Park Avenue at 61st Street, in New York, this Sunday, Dec. 2, 8:00-10:00 p.m. Wein wll be joined by Howard Alden, Bob Wilber, Anat Cohen, Jon-Erik Kellso, Jay Leonhart and Chuck Riggs for the show. Then, next Thursday, Dec. 4, at 6:00 p.m., Wein will be honored for his contributions to jazz at the Louis Armstrong House Museum Second Annual Gala.
The LAHM Gala will take place at Manhattan Penthouse, 80 Fifth Avenue, where Wein will be joined by fellow honorees saxophonist Jimmy Heath and Stanley Crouch. For more information on the Gala and the Museum, contact Nayelli DiSpaltro at (718) 997-3589 or visit Louis Armstrong House.
For more information about the Feinstein’s date, call (212) 339-4095.