Sunday, November 5th at 7:30 pm at The Stanley Theatre, Utica
Sponsored by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Utica, N.Y. (August 3, 2017) – Grammy Award Winning saxophonist Kenny G will be performing live at The Stanley Theater on Sunday, November 5th at 7:30 pm sponsored by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, this is a benefit concert event for The Stanley and Valley Health Services (VHS). This date is part of Kenny G’s ‘Miracles, Holidays & Hits’ tour, and it is the tenth in a series of co-promoted concerts by The Stanley and Valley Health Services.
In a recording career that spans almost three decades and 23 albums, Grammy Award Winning saxophonist Kenny G has grafted elements of R&B, pop and Latin to a jazz foundation solidifying his reputation as a premier artist in contemporary jazz. Since the early ‘80’s, his combination of unparalleled instrumental talent and indelible melodies has resulted in sales of more than 75 million records worldwide (45 million in the US alone) and more than a dozen songs at the top of Billboard’s contemporary jazz chart.
Kenny G has collaborated with some of the biggest names in the business during his legendary career, ranging from Michael Bolton to Whiney Houston to Katy Perry. In January, Kenny G released his fourteenth studio album, Brazilian Nights via Concord Records. The ten-song set, Kenny’s tribute to the ‘masters’ of Bossa Nova, is a mixture of classics and Kenny G originals.
Tickets go on sale on Friday, August 4th for members of The Stanley and Friends of Valley Health Services and to the general public on Monday, August 7th and range from $35.00 – $45.00 – $65.00. Additional service charges may apply. To purchase tickets come to The Stanley Theater Box Office Monday through Friday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, give us a call at (315) 724-4000 or go to www.TheStanley.org. For more information about Kenny G please visit www.KennyG.com. A special pre-concert dinner is also being offered at the Radisson Hotel, with a limited number of reservations available for just $45.00 by calling The Stanley’s Box Office.
About The Stanley
For nearly a century, The Stanley has been bringing the community together with live concerts, Broadway shows, musicals, ballets, movies, graduations, and recitals. Today The Stanley operates as a not-for-profit organization run by the Central New York Community Arts Council. Originally built as a movie theatre, The Stanley opened its doors in 1928 with 2,963 seats, a grand entry staircase that resembles the main staircase on the Titanic, a gold leaf interior and terra cotta and tiled mosaic exterior. Designed by renowned architect Thomas Lamb, whose remaining creations include The Stanley Theatre, Proctor’s Theatre, Schenectady, NY, and The Landmark Theatre, Syracuse, NY.
About Valley Health Services
Valley Health Services (VHS), is a privately owned, not-for-profit organization located in Herkimer, New York. A 160-bed long-term care and rehabilitation facility, VHS is a major health care provider and vital community asset. VHS provides care to a largely rural population.
Jerry Kraus I Executive Director I The Stanley I 315.624.2913 I jkraus@TheStanley.org
Nick Abounader I Marketing & Special Events I The Stanley I 315.624.2915 I nabounader@TheStanley.org