big bands and big names

Folks were treated to a fabulous performance by legendary composer Bernie Bierman, who celebrated his 101st birthday at theKnickebocker Bar & Grill in New York City on August 26, 2009. There was a host of performers who came out to pay tribute. Celeste Holm and Julie Wilson were in attendance for the great event which was hosted by Don Dellair.

Bernie Bierman
Bernie Bierman entertaining the crowd at The Knickerbocker Bar & Grill
Bernie Bierman
Bernie singing his lyrics
Don Dellair
Don Dellair, Klea Blackhurst (Everything That Traffic Will Allow) and pianist/conductor Alex Rybeck
Don and Friend
Don Dellair and a pal
the crowd
Hey, that's Celeste Holm in the pink shirt
more of the crowd
Julie Wilson
That's Julie Wilson!

Michelle Pirret
Me and "Vanity" singer Michelle Pirret