Flushing Town Hall
Queens Jazz Orchestra to Honor Beloved Radio Host Phil Schaap and The Genius of Charlie Parker with “Bird Flight”
On Friday, June 17, 2022, Flushing Town Hall’s Queens Jazz Orchestra (QJO) returns live to the stage with "Bird Flight," a special tribute program honoring Phil Schaap and the genius of Charlie Parker. Antonio Hart, GRAMMY-nominated jazz artist and an original member of the QJO, will be making his debut as the orchestra’s new conductor, following the 2020 passing of its longtime leader, NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath.
One of Flushing Town Hall’s most in-demand series, Common Ground: Mini-Global Mashups, will continue through the summer of 2022 with a brand new lineup of musicians. The monthly concert series pairs two performers from different musical disciplines and cultural backgrounds together on stage for a collaboration that yields a wholly unique musical experience.
Flushing Town Hall’s Mini-Global Mashup Series Continues this March with “India Meets Egypt” Concert
One of Flushing Town Hall’s most popular series, Common Ground: Mini-Global Mashups, returns on Sunday, March 13 at 1PM EST with a live presentation of India Meets Egypt. Devoted global music fans can enjoy two solo musicians of different practices and cultural identities performing together in a unique pairing.