The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra (CJRO) brings in the new year with two evenings of live jazz that will delight its listeners. From Counts to Dukes, jazz has a long lineage of royalty and heirs, and a fresh take on many of these greats will be heard when the CJRO big band takes the Arvada Center stage and on stage at Lone Tree Arts Center. Songs featured include Duke Ellington’s “Jack the Bear,” Billy Strayhorn’s beautiful ballad, “Star Crossed Lovers,” and Count Basie’s “In a Mellow Tone.” Led by CJRO artistic director, Drew Zaremba, this promises to be a fantastic night of big band music! Vocalist Marion Powers will be featured along with the full orchestra.

January 21, 2023, at 7:30 pm / Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
January 22, 2023, at 7:30 pm / Lone Tree Arts Center
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CJRO: 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 concertgoers across Colorado. Audiences at the Arvada Center, PACE Center in Parker, Lakewood Cultural Center, Lone Tree Arts Center, Parsons Theatre in Northglenn and beyond have heard the CJRO perform music from Count Basie, Billie Holiday, Stan Kenton, Duke Ellington, Stevie Wonder, and Buddy Rich as well as original arrangements by CJRO composers and other artists.

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