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Big Band Royalty: Dukes, Counts and the Greats of Jazz - Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra

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Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra presents

Big Band Royalty: Dukes, Counts and the Greats of Jazz

Featuring Marion Powers

January 21, 2023, at 7:30pm / Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities

January 22, 2023, at 7:30pm / Lone Tree Arts Center

The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra’s (CJRO) brings in the new year with two evenings of live jazz that will delight its listeners. From Counts to Dukes, jazz has a long lineage of royalty and heirs, and a fresh take on many of these greats will be heard when the CJRO big band takes the Arvada Center stage on Saturday, January 21, 2023, at 7:30pm and 7:30pm, Sunday, January 22, at Lone Tree Arts Center. Songs featured include Duke Ellington’s “Jack the Bear,” Billy Strayhorn’s beautiful ballad, “Star Crossed Lovers,” and Count Basie’s “In a Mellow Tone.” Led by CJRO artistic director, Drew Zaremba, this promises to be a fantastic night of big band music! Vocalist Marion Powers will be featured along with the full orchestra. To purchase tickets, go to https://www.coloradojazz.org/concerts  

Founded in 2012 by bandleader, Art Bouton, with a mission to perform the best music with the best musicians, the Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra does just that and more. Exciting world-renowned guest artists and many of the finest regional musicians perform anything from rollicking big band classics to contemporary large and small ensemble jazz to enthusiastic concert goers across Colorado. Audiences at the Arvada Center, PACE Center in Parker, Lakewood Cultural Center, Lone Tree Arts Center, Parsons Theatre in Northglenn and beyond have heard the CJRO perform music from Count Basie, Billie Holiday, Stan Kenton, Duke Ellington, Stevie Wonder, and Buddy Rich as well as original arrangements by CJRO composers and other artists. For more information including upcoming concerts, go to Coloradojazz.org

Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra

Big Band Royalty: Dukes, Counts and the Greats of Jazz 

Featuring vocalist Marion Powers

Saturday, January 21, 2023, at 7:30pm

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities

6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada CO 80003

Tickets prices $24-$38, purchase here https://www.coloradojazz.org/concerts or call the box office 720-898-7200 

Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra

Big Band Royalty: Dukes, Counts and the Greats of Jazz 

Featuring vocalist Marion Powers

Sunday, January 22, 2023, at 7:30pm

Lone Tree Arts Center

10075 Commons St.

Lone Tree, CO 80124

Tickets prices $20-$42 (including service fees), purchase here https://www.coloradojazz.org/concerts or call the box office 720-509-1000 

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Time

21 (Saturday) 7:30 pm - 22 (Sunday) 9:30 pm

Location

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities

6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada 80003

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