“Nutcracker Suite” by Ellington & Strayhorn presented by CU Jazz Ensemble | Dec 11 | KUVO/KVJZ

“Nutcracker Suite” by Ellington & Strayhorn presented by CU Jazz Ensemble | Dec 11

Dec 10, 2018

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!

“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 directed by Paul McKee, which performs contemporary and classic big band repertoire.

Dazzle @ Baur's presents
“Nutcracker Suite” by Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn presented by CU’s Thompson Jazz Ensemble
Tuesday, December 11 - 6:30 & 9 pm
Tickets here!