Composer Irving Fields, 99, clarinetist Sol Yaged, 91, and comedian Fyvush Finkel, 91, left to right, rehearse at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, in New York, Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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There's an upcoming concert at Baruch College, but it has nothing to do with students. The performers are in their 90s, and one is even older than the Manhattan school founded in 1919 .Pianist and composer Irving Fields, who turned 99 last week, will perform a show Monday night dubbed "90 and Going Strong" at the college along with Emmy-winning entertainer Fyvush Finkel and clarinetist Sol Yaged, both 91 . The concert celebrates their passion and commitment to music and live performance despite their age.I play a whole concerto, I'm like Benjamin Button!"The trio's concert will be their second in a month at the 175-seat Engelman Recital Hall in the Baruch Performing Arts Center. Fields, who recorded many albums, has written songs recorded by Sarah Vaughan and Dinah Shore.Yaged says to Fields, past his clarinet.Fields, who performs regularly at Nino's Tuscany in New York City, echoed Finkel's sentiment.
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