Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra
Saturday, October 30, 2021 (8:00 PM - 8:30 PM) (EDT)
Come celebrate the Big Band Era with the coolest cats in town, Northern Virginia’s own Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra. Artistic Director and alto sax virtuoso Jim Carroll leads this distinguished ensemble comprising the most remarkable jazz performers in the metro region, who will perform music from the libraries of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, Cab Calloway, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Kenton, Benny Goodman, and more. Carroll’s long and illustrious career has included performances with the likes of Michael Jackson, Nancy Wilson, Maynard Ferguson, Billy Taylor, Woody Herman, and His Thundering Herd, and the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra. Join us for a finger snapping, toe-tapping good time. This performance is a part of our main series, Hylton Presents. Tickets: $46, $39, $28, half-price for youth through Grade 12. There will be a pre-performance discussion in Merchant Hall one hour before the performance.
To purchase tickets, please visit this event page: https://hylton.calendar.gmu.edu/metropolitan-jazz-orchestra.
George Mason University's Science and Technology Campus 10900 University Blvd.
Manassas, VA MSN 5D2 United States
NVBCC Member Event