Tina Fey … with Trombone!

by elizabeth | November 11th, 2010

Tina Fey

Tina Fey won the 13th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Tuesday, and I was fortunate to be playing trombone for the awards show at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC!

Elizabeth! at Kennedy Center after Tina Fey Show

Kennedy Center - Trombone Bell - 11/09/10

The star-studded line-up included Steve Martin, Betty White, Steve Carell, Lorne Michaels, Amy Poehler, Seth Myers, Fred Armisen, and many more! What a red carpet!

Red Carpet at the Kennedy Center

The band – Crispin Cioe’s Cracked Ice – was made up of incredible musicians, with credits including Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, The Rolling Stones, and many more!

Part of the band - Tina Fey show

Elizabeth! with Ivan Bodley

We had such a great time, and really enjoyed backing up Jane Krakowski, Jimmy Fallon, and Jennifer Hudson for their musical numbers!

Elizabeth! with Jane Krakowski

You can catch the broadcast nationally on PBS at 9pm this Sunday, November 14!

P.S. One of these things is not like the others:


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elizabeth! is a vocalist, trombonist, and songwriter working in NYC and Los Angeles. Originally from Vermont, she studied neuroscience at Harvard before moving to NYC to play, tour, and record with jazz musicians, indie rockers, pop stars and more. Her new album of original jazzy pop tunes was just released on Canopy Jazz!

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