The KCJO presents in 2018-19:
FOUR SEASONS OF JAZZ
Classic big band arrangements representing the Great American Songbook! Featuring works recorded by Stan Kenton (“All The Things You Are,” "Dancing In The Dark”), Woody Herman (“Four Brothers,” “Apple Honey”), Buddy Rich (“Mercy Mercy Mercy,” “Channel One Suite”) & more!
Friday, October 12th, 2018 - 8PM, Helzberg Hall
Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 - 7PM, Helzberg Hall
It won’t be a “Silent Night” while we get our “Jingle Bell” groove on with some extra hip renditions of holiday tunes featuring Hammond B3 organist Chris Hazelton!
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 8 PM, Helzberg Hall
Embracing the “Lush Life.” The Jazz Orchestra expands with a beautiful string section for an evening of classic love songs like “My One And Only Love,” “When I Fall In Love,” and “Body and Soul,” in the style of Billy Strayhorn, John Coltrane & Nat King Cole. Pure beauty that will both warm your heart and make your toes tap.
Friday, May 3rd, 2019 - 8PM, Helzberg Hall
“What’s Goin On?” “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” that The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra is closing the season with a stone-cold stunner; great Motown hits pouring out of our sizzling big band. It’s going to be a “Heat Wave!”