Swingin' For The Maestro:A Barry Levitt Foundation Cabaret
THE IRIDIUM, 1650 Broadway, New York, NY
Join Terese Genecco, Marlene VerPlanck, Ty Stephens, Tony Winner Debbie Gravitte, Jeff Harnar, Kat Gang, Cleve Douglas, Gabrielle Lee, John Demarco, Natalie Douglas and others at a gala cabaret. Music Director is Russ Kassoff with Boots Maleson on bass, and Brian Brake on drums.They’re swingin’ to help The Barry Levitt Foundation provide scholarships, mentoring and seminars for talented youth. $30 cover contributes to expanding the audience for live music. Additional donations welcome. Stop by. Keep NY hip. Barry Levitt, well known as “the Maestro”, was a music director, conductor, arranger, composer, pianist, producer, educator and songwriter who worked on Broadway, in musical theatre, television and cabaret, and led jazz and big bands. He served as president of the Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs and was artistic director of the Lyrics & Lyricists series at the 92nd Street Y.
Terese watches Barry Levitt play a solo during a performance at The Metropolitan Room in NYC in 2008. Also pictured are (l-r) Fil Lorenz, Bud Burridge, and Joe Passaro.