Catherine Russell Septet
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 6:30 PM
Dance floor opens at 6:00
Dance lesson at 6:30
Live music at 7:30
Style: Swing, Blues
Dance Instructors: Evita Arce and Michael Jagger teach Lindy Hop
DJ: Dawn Hampton
With her honey-rich vocals, charismatic energy, and royal swing lineage—she’s the daughter of Luis Russell, longtime director of Louis Armstrong’s orchestra, and pioneering bassist Carline Ray—Catherine Russell reigns over the dance floor at this opening night strutter’s ball. When Russell strikes up her seven-piece band, the finger-snapping is an involuntary reflex that soon gives way to a full-fledged party.
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The dance floor is wheelchair accessible. Assistive listening devices are available to borrow from the Information Tent.
For more information about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please contact [email protected] or 212.875.5456.