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Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra


CJRO — Brazil Calling: Featuring the Music of Antônio Carlos Jobim

March 12 @ 7:30 pm
Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities 6901 Wadsworth Blvd.
Arvada, CO 80003 United States
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Each season the CJRO performs a concert of music from the rich tradition known as Latin Jazz. This year the focus is on the culture of Brazil, featuring the exquisite music of Antônio Carlos Jobim. A songwriter, composer, and arranger, Jobim transformed the extroverted rhythms of the Brazilian Samba into an intimate musical experience. He was also credited with the first bossa nova hit single, “Chega de Saudade” (1958; “No More Blues”) which became an international success in the 1960s…

CJRO Presents: 2B3

March 18 @ 7:30 pm
Pace Center 20000 Pikes Peak Ave.
Parker, CO 80138 United States
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This exciting trio performed last summer in a courageous “parking lot concert” at the PACE Center. Jeff Jenkins drives the Hammond B3 organ at the center of this group which has been instrumental (pun intended) in hundreds of classic jazz albums. Guitarist Mike Abbott and drummer Mike Marlier round out this group. 2B3 will not only perform selections from their acclaimed recording presenting the music of Jimi Hendrix but will play tunes from their latest R&B release. Think the music…

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