Friday, August 23, 2019

Oscar Award-Winning Songs at Center for the Arts

Submitted Photo | Musician Bob Zottola.

Trumpet and flugel horn player Bob Zottola, jazz pianist Roy Gerson, virtuoso jazz bassist Don Wilner, and songwriter and vocalist Corrine Manning will perform Oscar-winning songs on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 from 5:30-7 PM at the Marco Island Center for the Arts.

The Oscars have handed out golden statuettes for classic songs over the years. Here are just a few of the memorable compositions that won the Academy Award for the Best Original Song: “The Way You Look Tonight,” “Over the Rainbow,” “When You Wish Upon a Star,” “Moon River,” “Days of Wine and Roses,” and “My Heart Will Go On.”

The award-winning songs will be performed by heralded musical artists. Bob Zottola worked with Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Nat King Cole, Mel Torme and in a long list of NYC Broadway performances such as “West Side Story” and “Les Miserables.” Roy Gerson performed in jazz clubs in New York, including Village Gate, Blue Note and Tavern on the Green. Don Wilner has a Doctorate in Music and was named “Best Jazz Musician” in Miami. Vocalist Corrine Manning performed with popular recording artist Harry Connick Jr.

Tickets are $25 for Marco Island Center for the Arts members and $30 for non-members. For reservations call 239-394-4221 or visit www.marcoislandart.org/musicalinterludes.

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