"La Musica Dolce" Italian Influence in the Great American Songbook

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Sunday, September 20th. 3:00 PM EDT. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum | 420 Tompkins Avenue | Staten Island, NY 10305. "La Musica Dolce". Italian Influence in the Great American Songbook. Pianist/Vocalist Alex Leonard. Donation $10 per person.

Italy has been a great source of inspiration in American culture, art and politics. This influence can be heard in the musical contribution of composers and performers of the great American songbook. Compositions such as Mona Lisa, More, Volare and That's Amore live within the fabric of this remarkable collection. This concert will celebrate this music along with the stories behind the songs.

Cold Bottled Water Will be Provided. Please bring your own lawn chairs. The Museum is closed to the public therefore bathroom facilities are unavailable. Your Safety Is Our Priority. Social distance practices will be in place. Guests are required to wear a face-covering. (Rain Date: Sunday, September 27th)

SOURCE: Garibaldi-Meucci Museum

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