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All Nite Soul 2012: Vanguard Jazz Orchestra
October 7, 2012
Saint Peter's Church 42nd Annual All Nite Soul honors the world renown Vanguard Jazz Orchestra. Beginning on the evening of Sunday, October 7 and lasts into the wee hours of October 8, the Vanguard Orchestra, with featured guests, perform two sets of music followed by performances of many other jazz musicians.

5:00 P.M. Jazz Vespers with Fabian Almazan, piano and featuring special guest Camila Meza (Free-will offering)

7:00 P.M. Concert ($25 Suggested donation at the door or in advance.)

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About Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra (VJO) is the 16-piece modern big band established by Thad Jones and Mel Lewis. It continues its Monday night tradition at the world famous Village Vanguard night club in Greenwich Village, New York City where it first got its start on February 7, 1966.

"The VJO is the most influential jazz big band of the contemporary era.

Nearly every band of the last 40 years is an unabashed spin-off of the VJO."
- Will Friedwald, New York Sun

About All Nite Soul

All Nite Soul is New York City's longest continuously running all-nite jazz festival. It was originally created in 1970 to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Jazz Vespers (begun in 1965). The event has continued every year since with hundreds of musicians performing and coming together in a “jazz love fest.”
All Nite Soul is held in October starting on the Sunday evening of Columbus Day weekend and continues into Monday morning — hence the name.

The Hungry Souls’ Café, a feature of the event, serves homemade Soul Food!

Each year a major jazz icon is celebrated. Those celebrated in recent years include Dr. Billy Taylor, Benny Powell, Jane Jarvis, Joe Wilder, Frank Wess and Randy Weston.

An “exhibit wall” in Saint Peter’s Living Room will tell the story of Vanguard Jazz Orchestra.

Planning your visit

Saint Peter's Church is located at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and 54th Street in midtown Manhattan, and is accessible to all people at the building entrances on Lexington Avenue and on 54th Street.

The E, M (weekdays only), 4, 5 and 6 trains stop nearby. As do the M57, M31, M50, M101 and M103 buses.