Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra presents Brazil Calling

Featuring the Music of Antônio Carlos Jobim ~

Denver CO – On Saturday, March 5 at 7:30 pm, the Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra will perform a night of Latin Jazz featuring the sounds of Brazil, and the exquisite music of Antônio Carlos Jobim. A songwriter, composer, and arranger, Jobim transformed the extroverted rhythms of the Brazilian Samba into an intimate music experience. Guest artists featured on the piano is Victor Mestas and Carl Dixon is on percussion. Both artists are well-known for their expertise in playing Brazilian music and are educators at CU Boulder. Vocalist, Heidi Schmidt will round out this fantastic night of Latin music led by CJRO artistic director, Drew Zaremba. This promises to be a high-powered night of music with the CJRO big band! Tickets are $24-$38, to purchase go to https://www.coloradojazz.org/concerts or call the Arvada Center Box Office at 720-898-7200. Please review the Arvada Center current safety guidelines and general information here https://arvadacenter.org/

Founded in 2012 by bandleader, Art Bouton, with a mission to perform the best music with the best musicians, the Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra does just that and more. Exciting world-renowned guest artists and many of the finest regional musicians perform anything from rollicking big band classics to contemporary large and small ensemble jazz to enthusiastic concert goers across Colorado. Audiences at the Arvada Center, PACE Center in Parker, Lakewood Cultural Center, Lone Tree Arts Center, and beyond have heard the CJRO perform music from Count Basie, Billie Holiday, Stan Kenton, Duke Ellington, Maynard Ferguson, and Buddy Rich as well as original arrangements by CJRO composers and other artists. For more information including upcoming concerts, go to https://www.coloradojazz.org/

The CJRO is supported in part by the SCFD. The Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) is a one-cent on every $10 spent sales tax collected and distributed to nearly 300 cultural organizations in the seven-county Denver metro region.

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