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About this Piece

In Order of Appearance (subject to change)

Christian McBride, MD, host, bass 

The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra Directed by Scotty Barnhart and Featuring Carmen Bradford 

John Beasley, piano

Tribute to Frank Sinatra

Carmen Bradford

Dianne Reeves

Seth MacFarlane

Gretchen Parlato

Brian Stokes Mitchell

Tribute to Peggy Lee

Carmen Bradford

Bettye LaVette

Dianne Reeves

Debbie Harry

Billie Eilish

The Count Basie Orchestra:

Trumpets: Shawn Edmonds, Frank Greene (Lead), Endre Rice, Brandon Lee

Trombones: Clarence Banks, Isrea Butler (Lead), Mark Williams, Alvin Walker, bass trombone

Saxophones: Doug Lawrence, tenor sax; Markus Howell, alto & flute; Dave Glasser, lead alto & flute; Doug Miller, tenor sax, Joshua Lee, baritone sax

Rhythm Section: Robert Boone, drums; Trevor Ware, bass; Will Matthews, guitar; Glen Pearson, piano


Violins: Miran Kim, Daniel Adams, Amanda Lo, Kayvon Sesar

Violas: Tom Lea, Kaila Potts, Rita Andrade

Cellos: Adrienne Woods, Eru Matsumoto 

Strings Contractor: Stephanie Matthews

Libriarian: Marty Fenton-Frear

Co-Produced by Danny Kapilian and FestivalWest Inc. for the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

Special thanks to:

Holly Foster Wells and the Peggy Lee Estate, Charlie Pignone and the Frank Sinatra Estate, Seth MacFarlane/Joann Kane Music Service, Joel McNeely, Ed Palermo, Scott Weintraub