9/29/19 | 2pm | Jazz@First: Byron Stripling: Satchmo and Friends | First Unitarian Church

featuring Byron Stripling, trumpet

CCJO CHAMBER ENSEMBLE Internationally acclaimed jazz trumpet virtuoso and entertainer Byron Stripling had the leading role in the Broadway musicals “Satchmo” and “From Second Avenue to Broadway.” Byron is coming to Cincinnati to play and sing ... read more

First Unitarian Church 536 Linton Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45219

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10/17/19 | 7pm | Big Band - CCJO Goes to the Movies | The Redmoor

featuring CCJO Big Band

BIG BAND Grab some popcorn, prop up your feet and silence your cellphone as the CCJO celebrates The Redmoor's history as a movie theater with jazz from the silver screen! You’ll hear exciting arrangements new and old from some of cinema's most ... read more

The Redmoor 3187 Linwood Avenue Cincinnati, Ohio 45208

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2019-20 Adult & Student Big Band at the Redmoor Series Subscriptions (Get six concerts for the price of five!)

Become a season subscriber to our Big Band Series. Join us for the full 2019-20 season and get all six concerts for the price of five! Just $100 for adults, or $50 for students for all six performances!

The Redmoor 3187 Linwood Avenue Cincinnati, Ohio 45208

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2019-20 Adult & Student Jazz@First Series Subscriptions (Get six concerts for the price of five!)

Become a season subscriber to our Jazz@First Series. Join us for the full 2019-20 season and get all six concerts for the price of five! Just $100 for adults or $50 for students for all six performances!

First Unitarian Church 536 Linton Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45219

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10/27/19 | 2pm | Jazz@First - 1959: The Year that Changed Jazz, featuring Eric Lechliter and Josh Kline

featuring Eric Lechliter and Josh Kline

CHAMBER JAZZ In the history of jazz recordings, there’s never been a year like 1959. Phil DeGreg assembles a killer small group to perform some of these landmark works like Miles Davis’ “Kind of Blue,” John Coltrane’s “Giant Steps” and Dave Bru... read more

First Unitarian Church 536 Linton Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45219

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11/21/19 | 7pm | Big Band - Saving Our Love for Them: Nancy Wilson and Doris Day, featuring Mandy Gaines | The Redmoor

featuring Mandy Gaines

BIG BAND In 2018 and 2019, the music world lost two true icons of song: the great Nancy Wilson and Cincinnati's own Doris Day. Join the CCJO as it celebrates these revered artists with the help of Cincinnati treasure and international vocal phe... read more

The Redmoor 3187 Linwood Avenue Cincinnati, Ohio 45208

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12/1/19 | 2pm | Jazz@First: “The Sound of Music” with Cincinnati Youth Choir | First Unitarian Church

featuring Cincinnati Youth Choir

CCJO CHAMBER ENSEMBLE Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Academy Award winning musical for Best Picture, “The Sound of Music,” is beloved across generations. The Phil DeGreg Trio will partner with members of the award-winning Cincinnati Youth Choir dir... read more

First Unitarian Church 536 Linton Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45219

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12/12/19 | 7pm | Big Band - Have a Funky Christmas | The Redmoor

featuring CCJO Big Band

This Christmas, Santa's got a brand new bag! Throughout his illustrious career, James Brown - the Godfather of Soul - recorded several holiday albums filled with funk, fun and yuletide cheer. Join the CCJO as it unveils all new arrangements of thi... read more

The Redmoor 3187 Linwood Avenue Cincinnati, Ohio 45208

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2/2/20 | 2pm | Jazz@First: On the Same Wavelength: Phil DeGreg + Joe Lukasik | First Unitarian Church

featuring Phil DeGreg, piano, and Joe Lukasik, clarinet

CCJO CHAMBER ENSEMBLE Phil DeGreg and clarinetist Joe Lukasik have been musical collaborators and friends for over 20 years. This powerful duo will perform favorites that range from early jazz to the Great American Songbook to choro, “the New ... read more

First Unitarian Church

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3/8/20 | 2pm | Jazz@First: Something to Live For: Janelle Reichman Performs Billy Strayhorn | First Unitarian Church

featuring Janelle Reichman, saxophone

CCJO CHAMBER ENSEMBLE Billy Strayhorn wrote some of the Duke Ellington Orchestra’s most important pieces, including Duke’s famous theme “Take the A Train”. In honor of Women’s History Month, joining the Phil DeGreg Trio will be virtuoso clarin... read more

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3/26/20 | 7pm | Big Band - Angel Song: Ingrid Jensen Plays the Music of Kenny Wheeler | The Redmoor

featuring Ingrid Jensen, trumpet

BIG BAND The late great Kenny Wheeler had the unique appeal of being both an exciting and incendiary trumpet player, as well as an introspective and genius composer. DIVA alumnus and Juno Award nominee trumpeter Ingrid Jensen also possesses thi... read more

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4/5/20 | 2pm | Jazz@First: What’s It All About: A Burt Bacharach Retrospective, featuring Hal Melia | First Unitarian Church

featuring Hal Melia, multi-reed specialist

CCJO CHAMBER ENSEMBLE Academy and Grammy Award-winning musician and composer Burt Bacharach is one of the most influential American pop composers of the 20th century. His melodies helped create the nation’s soundtrack from the ‘60s through the... read more

First Unitarian Church 536 Linton Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45208

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4/16/20 | 7pm | Big Band - CCJO Meets Steely Dan | The Redmoor

featuring CCJO Big Band

BIG BAND Few artists command more respect than Walter Becker and Donald Fagen, otherwise known as the genius yet irreverent core of Steely Dan. The CCJO puts its own spin on hits like “Do It Again”, “FM” and “The Goodbye Look” and many more... ... read more

The Redmoor 3187 Linwood Avenue Cincinnati, Ohio 45208

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