Nashua Community Concert Association

2001-2002 Concert Season

The 71st Consecutive Concert Season

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Three Mo' Tenors - Sat. Sept. 15, 2001 Tues. Mar. 5, 2002
Cook, Dixon & Young, formerly known as Three Mo' Tenors

Three Mo' Tenors is an entertaining, theatrically staged concert for all the family, conceived and directed by the Broadway director Marion J. Caffey, who was impassioned by the multi-faceted talent of African-American operatic tenors. Versatility is the highlight of the evening! These tenors hit those high C's in Opera, belt out Broadway, bend and scat notes in Jazz and stir your soul with haunting Gospel and Spirituals! With each new style, they're completely at home!

Let us introduce your ears, heart and your soul to this technical phenomenon  – three of the most magnificent and versatile tenors in the world today!

Victor Trent Cook!
Lyric Tenor
Roderick Dixon!
Lyric Tenor
Thomas Young!

Marion J. Caffey's Three Mo' Tenors was inspired by the incredibly successful "The Three Tenors" concerts. The living legends featured in that series reached icon status an global acclaim. Three Mo' Tenors takes us on a different kind of journey…

The Pasadena Roof Orchestra - Thur. Nov. 1, 2001
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Breathing new life into the showband music of the 1920s, '30s and '40s, the London-based Pasadena Roof Orchestra has performed on some of the best concert stages throughout the world. Led by the crooning vocalist James Langton, the group is renowned for its entertaining "band show" which combines hot jazz, early swing and sublime dance melodies with novelty tunes and comedy routines.The show features classic scores played with good old fashioned gusto, drawing on the past for its material: the classic jazz of Duke Ellington; the hot sounds of Cab Calloway; and the delightful show tunes of Gershwin, Porter, Berlin and Kern. What the Orchestra vividly captures is an atmosphere, a mood which is stylish and elegant, yet forceful and vivacious — above all, life-affirming good fun.

Jury's Irish Cabaret - Thur. Jan. 31, 2002
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Jury's Irish Cabaret is Ireland's longest running show and features some of Ireland's most talented performers in an evening of laughter, music, song and dance in a celebration of the traditions of Ireland which is sure to delight audiences. The production includes such favorites as "Danny Boy" and "I can Almost See Ireland From Here", and also features Ireland's most cherished tenor, Tony Kenny, comedian Joe Cuddy, pianist Jim Doherty, accordionist Dermot O'Brian, the traditionalist instrument ensemble Claddagh, the famous Jurys Dancers and several others to provide an evening that is sure to have your audience on their feet!
   After this booking was completed, but before the performance, the name of the act was changed to Tony Kenny's Ireland.

Yoon and Min Kwan - Sat. Feb. 16, 2002
Yoon and Min Kwan

Winners of countless international awards and competitions, twenty year-old violinist Yoon Kwon and her sister, pianist Min Kwon, have been playing together since childhood. Recognized as major talents of this generation by audiences, colleagues and critics alike for their vibrant virtuosity, luminous lyricism and exquisite ensemble, the Kwon sisters have performed at venues around the world. Natives of Korea, these charming and talented sisters have been wowing Community Concerts audiences across the country.

Manhattan Rhythm Kings - Thur. Mar. 21, 2002
Manhattan Rhythm Kings

Known for their polished performances of American popular music from the '20s, '30s and '40s, the Manhattan Rhythm Kings have gained a large and enthusiastic following across the country. THe Kings are favorites at symphony pops concerts and have performed with over 70 orchestras, including the Boston Pops, the Pittsburgh Symphony and the orchestras of Baltimore, Detroit, St. Louis, Cincinnati and Atlantic, among others. The Manhattan Rhythm Kings have shared the stage with Bob Hope, George Burns, Sandy Duncan, Liza Minelli, Leonard Bernstein, Judy Collins, Bette Midler and Gregory Hines, to name a few. In 1992, they were featured on Broadway, in the Gershwin revue Crazy for You. While frequently compared to such musical greats as the Mills Brothers and Paul Whiteman's Rhythm Boys, the trio has established a unique character of its own with a combination of close harmony singing, virtuosic instrumental work, and spectacular tap dancing.

New Century Saxophone Quartet - Sun. Apr 21, 2002
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The only saxophone quartet to ever win New York's prestigious Concert Artists Guild Competition, the New Century Saxophone Quartet is an irresistible and electrifying ensemble. Moving beyond the traditional repertoire for saxophone quartet, they perform arrangements of Sweelinck, Bach and Mozart, as well as works written for them by Sherwood Shaffer and Saturday Night Live saxophonist Lenny Pickett. New Century has been heard in major concert venues around the world; on radio and television in the United States, Europe and Central America (including its own radio series in North Carolina); and in recordings with the Channel Classics label and the United States Navy Band.