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Sammy Miller and The Congregation (music)

  • Ars Nova 511 West 54th Street New York, NY, 10019 United States (map)

Sammy Miller and The Congregation are a killer big band playing fun, upbeat hits of the early 20th century. “Everything that’s most wild in popular culture today,” Miller says before a show, “if you watch a 1930’s Jimmie Lunceford video, things haven’t gotten more wild … There’s, like, a fire pit. And the drummer’s shooting sticks in the air.” During shows, The Congregation dances with their instruments while playing Duke Ellington, Eubie Blake and Irving Berlin perfectly ... 

Tix $15

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