JAZZ ROOM Holiday Edition: Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Swing

Thursday, December 8 through Saturday, December 10
Booth Playhouse
Presented by JazzArts Charlotte

BIG BAND HOLIDAY

Join us for the most swingin’ JAZZ ROOM Holiday Edition yet! JazzArts Charlotte presents the region’s premiere of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s arrangement of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite. Our onstage All-Star Charlotte Regional Jazz Orchestra featuring your favorite musicians will bring the swing to your holidays with Ellington’s re-imagined interpretations including “Sugar Rum Cherries”, “Peanut Brittle Brigade”, and other selections, along with a dynamic ensemble of modern jazz dancers. This jazzy spin to a timeless holiday classic is one that the whole family will enjoy!

Music directed by Ashlin Parker and dance choreographed by Lula Elzy.

The JAZZ ROOM Holiday Edition is JazzArts Charlotte’s only annual benefit, with a pre-concert dessert reception and silent auction supporting the JazzArts Academy, performance-based programs, and local musicians.

6:30 Pre-reception. 7:30 Performance.

Thanks to event sponsors Moore & Van Allen and GCG Wealth Management, for making this regional premiere full production possible.


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$38 in advance

Thursday, December 8, 2022 @ 6:30pm · tickets · add to calendar 2022-12-08 18:30:00 2022-12-08 21:30:00 America/New_York JAZZ ROOM Holiday Edition: Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Swing https://charlottecultureguide.com/event/427867/jazz-room-holiday-edition-duke-ellingtons-nutcracker-swing Booth Playhouse, 130 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202
Friday, December 9, 2022 @ 6:30pm · tickets · add to calendar 2022-12-09 18:30:00 2022-12-09 21:30:00 America/New_York JAZZ ROOM Holiday Edition: Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Swing https://charlottecultureguide.com/event/427867/jazz-room-holiday-edition-duke-ellingtons-nutcracker-swing Booth Playhouse, 130 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202
Saturday, December 10, 2022 @ 6:30pm · tickets · add to calendar 2022-12-10 18:30:00 2022-12-10 21:30:00 America/New_York JAZZ ROOM Holiday Edition: Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Swing https://charlottecultureguide.com/event/427867/jazz-room-holiday-edition-duke-ellingtons-nutcracker-swing Booth Playhouse, 130 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202

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