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February 15 7:30pm - 9:30pm

National Chamber Ensemble — Swingin’ Sweethearts Day, Valentine’s Tribute To Benny Goodman

Gunston Arts Center Theater One

2700 South Lang Street,

Arlington, Virginia 22206 Map

Event Info

Clarinet star Julian Milkis, the only student and protege of swing and jazz great Benny Goodman joins NCE to perform a concert in tribute to his teacher and mentor. The concert is proudly presented with the Pozez JCC of Northern Virginia.

Sure to be a season highlight, Goodman’s only student and renowned protege joins NCE for an unforgettable Valentine Concert of some of the most enticing works for clarinet in tribute to Goodman as well some of his mentors most popular jazz and classical compositions.

With a unique, branded sound, a virtuosic technical ease and a musical imagination that has captivated critics and audiences alike around the world, Julian Milkis carries the rare honor of being the only student of the clarinet legend Benny Goodman. Mr. Milkis’ unique interpretations and artistry have earned him an international stature of a dazzling soloist, chamber musician, recitalist and jazz clarinetist, with performances at principal venues of virtually every continent, including the Far East, Europe and the Americas.

Mr. Milkis will be joined by pianist Carlos Cesar Rodriguez, violinist Leo Sushansky, double bassist Ephriam Wolfolk Jr and drummer Leland Nakamura for an enticing night of music making perfect to share with your Valentine!

The performance will be followed by an hors d’oeuvres reception with the artists.

Free on-site parking. Gunston Arts Center is conveniently located right of I-395, just minutes from Washington D.C., Pentagon City and Shirlington both within a 5 minute drive provide many nearby great dining options.

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