Uptown Jazz: Titans of Tin Pan Alley

When: Sunday, April 21, 2024, 1:30pm

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Dandy Wellington, a Black man in a gray striped suit dances in front of his seven piece jazz band in the Museum's rotunda. Behind them, guests in 1920s dress enjoy the performance.
Image - Filip Wolak

Enjoy an afternoon of music and entertainment celebrating the song pluggers of Tin Pan Alley with tunes inspired by our centennial exhibition, This Is New York: 100 Years of the City in Art and Pop Culture. Dandy Wellington strikes up his seven-piece band to bring these iconic songs to life, featuring timeless dance performance by the dynamic duo, The Uptown Belles.

Sets at 1:30pm & 2:45pm

About Dandy Wellington:
Dandy Wellington is a bandleader, entertainer, event producer, and creative consultant, born-and-raised in Harlem, New York. Influenced by the style and skill of classic entertainers of the past but with his feet planted in the present, it’s no surprise that he has made a name for himself across the globe. From producing stylish events all over New York to performances in St. Petersburg, London, and Sydney, Dandy solidifies himself as not only an impeccably dressed man-about-town, but a bonafide man-of-the-world. Dandy’s signature panache and eye for detail has earned him features in The Financial Times, Country Living, The Robb Report, Vogue Magazine, and various other outlets renowned for their taste and sophistication. 


Uptown Jazz is part of our ongoing Soul of the City concert series, made possible with support from John and Patricia Heller.

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