‘Kurt Elling Swings Sinatra’ Coming to NYC

Show closes out 92nd Street Y’s Season on April 25

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Ken Franckling

Kurt Elling at 2010 Tanglewood Jazz Festival

Vocalist Kurt Elling will pay tribute to Frank Sinatra at New York’s 92nd Street Y on April 25 at 8 p.m., closing out the venue’s 2011-12 season. Elling will perform a program of standards from Sinatra’s album Live in Paris, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. He will be joined by Laurence Hobgood (piano, musical director), Joel Frahm (tenor saxophone), Brandon Lee (trumpet), Clark Sommers (bass) and Lewis Nash (drums).

Tickets are $70/$50/$25 and are available from the 92nd Street Y or by calling 212-415-5500.

For more information on Elling, visit the singer’s official site and read Nate Chinen’s December 2009 Gig column, “Kurt Elling: Man in the Air.”