BENDING TOWARDS THE LIGHT-A JAZZ NATIVITY IN SPANISH - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
Price: $35 advance, $40 day of show
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
New York, NY 10036
Description: A colorful presentation that delights children and families as well as jazz fans, the JAZZ NATIVITY boasts an all-star band and cast featuring trombonist Steve Turre, Max "Rumba tap" Pollak and trumpeter Ray Vega, as the Three Kings, New York's "singing policeman," Daniel Rodriguez, jazz singer Claudia Acuna as Mary, soprano Brenda Feliciano, as the archangel, singers Mauricio Trejo, Jorge Ocasio and saxophonist David de Jesus as the shepherds and Franshees Richardo as the shepherd girl. Special guests in the grand finale include the great Latin percussionists Candido, Chembo Corniel and Bobby Sanabria, trumpeter Enrique Sanchez, from the Juilliard Jazz Program and pianist, Alex Brown. The vocal group is Shadia Almasri, Elise Hernandez, Bert Dovo and Edwin David Vargas.