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The Savoy King: Chick Webb and the Music that Changed America

Date: December 2, 2012 to December 2, 2012 
Time: 4:00PM - 6:00PM

The Savoy King

Location: The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029


Presented in association with VOZA RIVERS/NEW HERITAGE THEATRE GROUP. This is a feature documentary on Harlem's historic Savoy Ballroom, swing-era drummer/band leader Chick Webb and the many celebrities and residents that made the Savoy Ballroom world famous. The film also highlights the social and cultural history of the swing-era. New York City residents and those who were music followers will be returned to a time sometimes long forgotten! The film, which premiered at the 50th annual The New York Film Festival, features Bill Cosby voicing the words of Chick Webb, Tyne Daly as the voice of jazz publicist Helen Oakley Dance, Ron Perlman as Gene Krupa, Andy Garcia as Mario Bauzá, and Danny Glover as Count Basie, to name a few.

 

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