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Suite Life: A Billy Strayhorn Birthday Bash

KST Presents

November 30 | 8 PM

Live Jazz returns to Kelly Strayhorn Theater in celebration of Billy Strayhorn’s birthday.

Presented by Kelly Strayhorn Theater

For one night only, jazz great Sean Jones leads the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra with vocalist Carolyn Perteete in a tribute to internationally acclaimed pianist, composer and Pittsburgh native, Billy Strayhorn. During Strayhorn’s collaboration with bandleader Duke Ellington — which lasted nearly three decades — ­he wrote such great tunes as “Take the A Train” and “Lush Life.” Join us for a fantastic concert and a pre-show mixer with birthday cake for all. Concert duration: 90 minutes

Official Drink Sponsor – Clique Vodka
Official Restaurant Sponsor - Verde Mexican Kitchen & Cantina

Suite Life Host Committee - Vivian and Bill Benter; Elizabeth Hazlett and Jim Fleming; Sharon Jackson; Clyde B. Jones, III; Inez Miles; Janis Burley Wilson


Event Details

Suite Life: A Billy Strayhorn Birthday Bash
Saturday, November 30
6:00 PM “Count Down with Sean Jones” - VIP Reception (Cocktail Attire)
8:00 PM Concert
Kelly Strayhorn Theater :: Map

  • $25 General
  • $20 15206 Resident
  • $15 Student/Artist
  • $75 VIP Reception