Peggy Cone - New York
1951 - 2001

Audart, Portrait of Peggy Cone
Peggy Cone

Audart's Audrey Regan had seen Peggy in concert at a New York dinner club and she invited her to perform at the opening of Audart's "Art & Technology Circus" exhibition.  Peggy accepted the invitation, with enthusiasm.  The opening, which was attended by over 1000 people, was made all the more exciting by the presence of Peggy Cone and her Gentlemen Jazz Quartet.  

An entertainer, swing dancer and song stylist, Peggy Cone combined 1940's nostalgia, rock n roll and amazing energy.  The Jazz Quartet expanded quickly into a seven piece authentic swing ensemble (The Central Park Stompers) and became one of the most famous and loved retro swing bands in New York City.  Peggy Cone lost her battle with cancer in February of 2001, but she will be remembered always by those who followed her performance schedule; by close friends in the music industry and by anyone who ever enjoyed her fantastic energy,  glamorous style and amazing voice.

Peggy's first Swing CD, entitled "Peggy Cone and The Central Park Stompers" is distributed by NorthCountry Distribution.  She recorded two additional CD's entitled "Bad Girl Shoes," and a  Jazz CD entitled "Take Note" with guest artist Mark Turner of Warner Brothers Records.

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