Saturday, February 5, 2011

Berkowitz performs in Tahlequah

Nathan Powell

     On Feb.22, Michael Berkowitz and his New Gene Krupa Orchestra, named for his musical idol, will perform at the Tahlequah High School Performing Arts Center. This show is a salute to Ol’ Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra.
     Berkowitz has collaborated with such artists as Elton John, Billy Joel and Liza Minelli. Berkowitz also toured with Johnny Mathis and Andy Williams.
     There is a pre-show lecture at 6 p.m. this lecture will be a history of big band music and the iconic Krupa. The lecture is open to the public and will be delivered by Berkowitz.
     “This show will be fun for all ages,” said Amber Cowan, director of Galaxy of Stars. “This show is one of the best examples of big band that is touring right now.”
     For more information on the show got to For tickets call (918) 458-2075.

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