Celebrate the late Duke Ellington's 113th birthday with a concert and cocktail reception at The Players at 16 Gramercy Park South.

The concert will feature a performance by the Duke Ellington Center Big Band, directed by Frank Owens, with performances by vocalists Marion Cowings and Antoinette Montague and dancing by Michael Choi and the Mickey Davidson Swing Dancers.

A cocktail reception will be held from 6pm to 7:30pm, with the concert to follow.

Tickets cost $35 and can be purchased online here, or at the door. Advance ticket purchase is recommended.