Byron Stripling in Sounds of New Orleans: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong
Saturday, February 14, 2015 @ 8:00 p.m.
Saenger Theatre, 116 S. Palafox Place
Make this Valentine’s Day a memorable one! Join the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Peter Rubardt, on Saturday, February 14th, at 8PM in the Pensacola Saenger Theatre, as they put on a celebration with Sounds of New Orleans: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong. Joined by the remarkable trumpeter Byron Stripling, romance and jazz will fill the hall and makes for an enchanting evening you can’t miss!
Often compared to Louis Armstrong by leading music critics, Stripling promises a night of exciting jazz that will keep toes tapping and fingers snapping. With his engaging rapport, jazzy vocals and virtuosic trumpet sounds, Byron dazzles audiences wherever he goes.
Musical hits from The Big Easy and beyond include, “What A Wonderful World”, “Saint James Infirmary”, “Royal Garden Blues”, “Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans”, “Hello Dolly,” and “Basin Street Blues”. With his signature version of "When The Saints Go Marchin' In" to close the show, Byron celebrates the spirit of New Orleans and always leaves 'em dancing in the aisles!