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10/22/17 | 2pm | Jazz@First: Conrad Herwig: Virtuosic Jazz Trombone

featuring Conrad Herwig

CHAMBER JAZZ ENSEMBLE Three time Grammy-nominated musician Conrad Herwig is acknowledged as one of the most profound and virtuosic trombonists in the world. He has performed and recorded jazz greats including Eddie Palmieri, Jack DeJohnette, Fr... ...read more

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11/3/17 | 7pm | A Big Phat Concert: Studio & Jazz Legend, Trumpeter Wayne Bergeron

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CCJO BIG BAND ONE NIGHT ONLY! The CCJO is welcoming to Cincinnati one of the most sought-after musicians in the world: trumpeter Wayne Bergeron. Whether it was as lead trumpeter for Maynard Ferguson or on over 350 TV and motion picture soundtra... ...read more

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11/19/17 | 2pm | Jazz@First: Melodious Monk

featuring Kim Pensyl

CHAMBER JAZZ ENSEMBLE People tend to remember pianist Thelonious Monk as the eccentric “high priest of bebop” featured on the cover of "Time Magazine" in the ‘50s. But his mark as a composer is indelible, and his strong melodies are constantly ... ...read more

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12/14/17 | 7pm | Nutcracker Remix: CCJO + Friends Celebrate the Holidays

featuring Adia Dobbins

CCJO BIG BAND Swing in the holidays with the CCJO as you enjoy world premiere arrangements of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker written by members of the Orchestra. From Funk to Swing, these fresh, original orchestrations will reflect styles sure to ple... ...read more

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1/28/18 | 2pm | Jazz@First: Finger-Popping: The Music of Horace Silver

featuring Mike Wade and Brent Gallaher

CHAMBER JAZZ ENSEMBLE Pianist/composer Horace Silver pioneered the “hard-bop” style of jazz in the 1950s, creating great melodies and arrangements that are soulful, harmonically beautiful and frequently funky. Two of Cincinnati’s best jazz solo... ...read more

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2/22/18 | 7pm | The Dizzy Gillespie Centennial

CCJO BIG BAND Dizzy Gillespie was a visionary architect of bebop, a peerless trumpet virtuoso, and a gifted educator, dancer and raconteur. The CCJO will dig deep into the musical world of this jazz icon. As much a revolution as it was a moveme... ...read more

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3/18/18 | 2pm | Jazz@First: English Saxophonist Alan Barnes: Jazz from Across the Pond

featuring Alan Barnes

CHAMBER JAZZ ENSEMBLE Alan Barnes, one of Europe’s best known jazz saxophonists and arrangers, makes a rare visit from the U.K. Alan is one of the funniest and most entertaining jazz musicians on the planet. Prepare to be charmed as he interpre... ...read more

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3/22/18 | 7pm | The Sound of the Baskervilles: A Sherlock Holmes Suite

featuring Alan Barnes

CCJO BIG BAND It’s elementary, my dear Watson. You simply must partake in this evening of mystery and intrigue at The Redmoor. The CCJO will welcome London’s own Alan Barnes as the evening’s composer, lead soloist and narrator whom the Guardian... ...read more

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4/15/18 | 2pm | Jazz@First: Benny Rides Again: The Music of the Benny Goodman Quartet

featuring Rusty Burge and Joe Lukasik

CHAMBER JAZZ ENSEMBLE Clarinetist Benny Goodman was the rock star of the swing era, known as the leader of one of the great dance bands. But his virtuosic work with his quartet featuring pianist Teddy Wilson and vibist Lionel Hampton was stunni... ...read more

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4/19/18 | 7pm | CCJO Meets Bowie

featuring Adia Dobbins

CCJO BIG BAND Ground control to Major Bowie fans... Rock out with the CCJO, Rob Parton, and vocalist Adia Dobbins in a tribute to the music of a contemporary rock icon David Bowie. If you loved Radiohead and Prince, you’ll love this program as ... ...read more

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5/13/18 | 2pm | Jazz@First: Brasilia: The Colors of Samba-Jazz

featuring Brasilia with Phil DeGreg

CHAMBER JAZZ ENSEMBLE Phil DeGreg’s samba-jazz band Brasilia has been a lively presence on the Cincinnati scene for over a decade. Their repertoire includes songs in various Brazilian styles: samba, bossa-nova, choro, baião and frevo. Brasilia ... ...read more

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