Mitch Woods & His Rocket 88's at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
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Taking their inspiration from the great jump-'n'-boogie outfits of the late '40s and early '50s, Mitch Woods & His Rocket 88's breathe fresh life into the music that gave birth to rock 'n' roll. Woods styled his group after the pumpin', poundin' bands of Louis Jordan, Wynonie Harris, and Amos Milburn. Adding a healthy dose of New Orleans rhythm and blues, driving piano, and playful lyrics, Woods and company revel in their own brand of music they call "rock-a-boogie."
Venue Description: The world's leading performing arts center and home to the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Juilliard School, Lincoln Center Theater, the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, New York City Opera, New York Philharmonic, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, and the School of American Ballet.