Friday Night Jazz: Brazilian and Latin Favorites
PRESENTED BY PARKER ARTS
This new series brings a fresh flavor to The Schoolhouse Theater. Featuring some of Colorado’s finest Jazz musicians, these Friday-night jam sessions are a perfect opportunity for jazz lovers to enjoy an evening out with friends. So sit back, relax, and take in the syncopated sounds of jazz.
The CJRO’s Sextet will take the audience south of the border with Brazilian and Latin favorites, recalling the Bossa Nova craze made popular by Stan Getz and Dizzy Gillespie.
The Schoolhouse Theater
Friday, October 21 - 7:30 PM
About the Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra:
Colorado’s best musicians performing classic big band and modern large ensemble jazz, that’s the Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra. The CJRO plays to sell out houses, as well as jazz festivals throughout the area, performing tunes from the libraries of Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Duke Ellington, Maynard Ferguson, CJRO composers and many more. As part of their season, the CJRO also partner with exciting world-renown guest artists.
Executive Director Art Bouton, Professor of Saxophone at the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music, founded the band three years ago with the mission to perform the best music with the best players.
Visit their website at www.coloradojazz.org.