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 Boulder College of 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.

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