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Cabaret Convention at Lincoln Center to feature Hoagy Carmichael Songs

The highly-anticipated Cabaret Convention, produced by the Mabel Mercer Foundation at Jazz at Lincoln Center will feature an evening of Hoagy Carmichael and Richard Whiting songs this year. "Too Marvelous for Words/Stardust: The Music of Hoagy Carmichael and Richard Whiting" will be on Thursday, October 19th, hosted by KLea Blackhurst and featuring Matt Baker, Joie Bianco, Shana Farr, Liam Forde, Eric Yves Garcia, Gregory Generet, Valerie Lemon, KrisoffeR Lowe, Tammy McCann, Todd Murray, Josephine Sanges, Stacy Sullivan, Carol Woods, Amra-Faye Wright and the just added Billy Stritch! The evening will also include the presentation of the Margaret Whiting Award, underwritten by My Ideal Music and the presentation of the Julie Wilson Award, underwritten by Linda and Peter Hanson.

Other highlights of this year's convention include KT Sullivan, artistic director of the Foundation hosting the opening Gala night on Monday, October 16th and NYTimes contributor/music historian James Gavin hosting "Intimate Nights: The Golden Age of Cabaret on Wednesday, October 19th.

Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall is located at Broadway and 60th Street. Presale advance tickets are now available only through The Mabel Mercer Foundation: (212) 980-3026, Fax: (212) 980-3049, or Prices are $100, $50, and $25 and Premium Patron Seating is also available at $500 ($350 of which is tax-deductible). Those holding Patron Seating tickets are invited to a post-show cocktail reception with the evening's artists, and Patron Seating is limited to fifty seats per performance. On Tuesday, September 5th, any remaining tickets will be available for sale ONLY through Jazz at Lincoln Center; on their website (; at their box office, Broadway at 60th Street at the Time Warner Center, ground floor (Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 6pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm); or via CenterCharge: 212-721-6500

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