April 18, 2018 8:00 pm
PLG Arts Music Series presents Art Lillard’s Blue Heaven
Blue Heaven is an energetic, tasteful blues and swing ensemble that has been playing in the New York area since 1998. The band’s instrumentation includes trumpet, trombone, tenor saxophone, guitar, bass, and drums.
Led by drummer and composer Art Lillard, the group plays a variety of swing standards and not-so-standard swing and blues numbers, written by such luminaries as Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton, and Lester Young. The band’s repertoire also includes original tunes by Lillard and some of his musical colleagues.