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Swinging on the Precipice

With J. Walter Hawkes' Weill Style

A man wearing a suit plays the trumpet.

About the Performance

“Swinging on the Precipice” is Fotografiska’s free, monthly live music series as part of Carnegie Hall’s Festival Fall of the Weimar Republic: Dancing on the Precipice.

J. Walter Hawkes is an Emmy winning composer and a skilled trombone/ukulele player and singer “providing music in many forms for the greater Earth area.”

As a member of the Hot Sardines he will be featured at Carnegie Hall on April 19, 2024 (featuring special guest Alan Cumming) as part of Dancing on the Precipice. His band Weill Style specializes in music of the Hot Jazz era of the 1920’s & 30’s which were so integral to the culture and nightlife of the Weimar Republic.