Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra: Kenton Swings
The CJRO explores the library of the great Stan Kenton Orchestra, with selections drawn his 35 year career as one of the most popular and influential big band leaders from the 40’s through the 70’s.
September 15 - 7:30 PM
The Colorado Jazz Repertory orchestra is Colorado’s premier large jazz ensemble. With everything from big band jazz to exciting modern programs and special performances featuring internationally renowned guest soloists, the CJRO has it all. This Colorado grown ensemble performs tunes from the libraries of Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Duke Ellington, Maynard Ferguson, CJRO composers, and many more. 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. Under the direction of Artistic Director, Grammy© nominated trombonist, composer, and educator, Steve Wiest, the band is set to establish a significant national presence.
Learn more about the Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra HERE.