Featuring
WILL DOWNING, Vocals
NONA HENDRYX, Vocals
NICHOLAS PAYTON, Trumpet
THE ANDY FARBER JAZZ ORCHESTRA 
from the Broadway show "After Midnight"

JAZZ IN THE KEY OF ELLISON
 celebrates the musical world of Ralph Ellison. It is a new concert production inspired by the musical life of America’s iconic writer Ralph Ellison, presented in music, words, and images. Ralph Ellison, acclaimed author of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel ­Invisible Man, was an accomplished trumpeter who was close to many of the great jazz innovators of his lifetime – from Armstrong and Ellington to Bird and Monk. The concert celebration premiered in November 2016 at New Jersey Performing Arts Center. ... read full bio