The South Shore Symphony Orchestra, celebrating its 32nd season in 2015/2016, is an
associate of the Rockville Centre Guild for the Arts, based in Rockville
Centre, Long Island, New York.
Long Island's Own:
Scott Jackson Wiley, Conductor
VIP Tickets: $100 – Includes prime seating and a cocktail party
Jimmy Webb is an American songwriter, composer, and singer known worldwide as a master of his trade. His platinum selling classics include “Up, Up and Away,” “By the Time I Get to Phoenix,” “Wichita Lineman,” “Galveston,” “The Worst that Could Happen,” “All I Know,” and “MacArthur Park.” His songs have been recorded or performed by the best including Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Judy Collins, Isaac Hayes, Art Garfunkel, Linda Ronstadt, R.E.M., Michael Feinstein, and Carly Simon. According to BMI, his song “By the Time I Get to Phoenix” was the third most performed song in the 50 years between 1940 and 1990.
Webb is the only artist ever to have received Grammy Awards for music lyrics, and orchestration. His Concerto for Piano No.1 has its NY premiere with the South Shore Symphony at Molloy’s Madison Theatre performed by World renowned pianist Jeffrey Biegel. In addition Mr. Webb will play and sing some of his favorites with the orchestra to round out this fine evening of music.