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Birmingham Music Club Presents

The Live-Streamed Parlor Concert

featuring CHOKO AIKEN, Piano
and her Jazz Combo
July 26, 2020, 3:00 pm

Sponsored by
Michael J. and MaryAnne Freeman

Also Sponsored by
Alabama State Council on the Arts
Lyric Fine Arts Theatre

Live-streamed at,,

Originally scheduled for April 19 as our traditional
Parlor Concert at the Clubhouse on Highland,
we first rescheduled it to Sunday, July 26, hoping
it would be safe to have gatherings by then.
But since it is not, we have changed it to a
Live-Streamed Concert!
Same artists, same concert program, same date,
but you will now be viewing it from
the comfort & safety of your own home.
You do not need a ticket to view this concert.
Original Ticketholders have already received
an e-mail message with special instructions.

With a Donation of $25 or more to the Birmingham Music Club,
receive a gift of an exclusive Souvenir DVD of the concert.

We also encourage you to support the
Lyric Fine Arts Theatre
Alabama Public Television. 
The concert will also be simulcast on YouTube.
To view it on YouTube Click Here.

The musicians:
Choko Aiken on Piano and Pianaca
Steven Roberts on Trumpet
Gary Wheat on Tenor Saxophone
Pei-Ju Wu on Violin
Abe Becker on Bass
Michael Glaser on Drums
The program: 

Clair De Lune by Claude Debussy (arranged as Bossanova)

 Für Elise by Ludwig van Beethoven (arranged as Swing)

 Gymnopédie No.1 by Erik Satie (arranged as a Jazz Waltz)

 Jupiter by Gustav Holst ( arranged as 4/5 Swing)

 Pavane by Gabriel Fauré (arranged as Slow Ballade/ Bossa)

 Piano Concerto No.2,  in C minorOp. 18,  by Sergei Rachmaninoff  (arranged as Intro-Up Swing-Bossanova-Med Swing)

 Satin Doll by Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, and Johnny Mercer. (Med Slow Swing)

 Take the A Train by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn (Med Up Swing)

 Little Sunflower by Freddie Hubbard (Latin)

 Movin' Up by Sharon Harris (Shuffle – Med Swing to upbeat Swing)

What a Wonderful World by Bob Thiele and George David Weiss (Pianica solo by Choko Aiken) 


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