FORT LEE, N.J. -- Trumpeter and vocalist Gordon James will present "From Broadway to Hollywood" on Sunday, July 10, at the Fort Lee Library, celebrating the music "From Stage to Film."
Many Broadway musicals from the '30s through '60s became Hollywood films. This program will feature the music of Irving Berlin, George and Ira Gershwin, Vernon Duke, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Rodgers and Hart, and Lerner and Loewe. Songs from "No, No, Nanette," "Funny Face," "A Cabin in the Sky," "Annie Get Your Gun," "My Fair Lady," "The Music Man" and "Hello Dolly" will be included.
James is a performer, composer and recording artist with five CDs out under his belt. A graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy and the Hartt College of music, he's performed as a trumpeter with the Vanguard Orchestra and the Harry James Tribute Band, as well as with more contemporary artists.
For more information about James and his music, visit his website.
Seating is limited. Call 201-592-3615 for group reservations. The concert will begin at 2 p.m. The library is located at 320 Main St. To keep up with library events, visit its website or Facebook page.