Concert Jazz Ensemble: Ellington's "Nutcracker" (2017)

Concert Jazz Ensemble: Ellington's "Nutcracker" (2017)

Dec 5, 2017

Concert Jazz Ensemble: Ellington's "Nutcracker" (2017)

  • Presented by: CU Music
  • Intermission: None
  • Venue: Dazzle Club
  • 1512 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80202

The "Nutcracker Suite" is Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn's masterful arrangement of Tchaikovsky's classic. Join the Thompson Jazz Studies program for a joyful and swinging evening of the hippest holiday music ever!

PROGRAM: "Toot Toot Tootie Toot (Dance of the Reed-Pipes)," "Peanut Brittle Brigade (March)," "Sugar Rum Cherry (Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy)," "Danse of the Floreadores (Waltz of the Flowers)," "Arabesque Cookie (Arabian Dance)" and more

Featuring the award-winning Thompson Jazz Studies Concert Jazz Ensemble, which performs contemporary and classic big band repertoire.

We invite you to watch, listen and gather with us online right now. Each week we will bring you curated creations from the artists you’d see in any other CU Presents season, in the comfort of your own home.

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