The CJRO returns to Lone Tree Arts Center for a special night of jazz and soul and to celebrate the release of their latest recording Compared to What with Larry Braggs. Led by Colorado favorites Robert Johnson and Marion Powers on vocals musical numbers include; “Mercy Mercy Me;” “More Today Than Yesterday;” “Fascinating Rhythm” and of course, the title track “Compared to What.” The recording will be available for purchase in February 2023.
Founded in 2012 with the 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 best local jazz musicians perform anything from rollicking big band classics to modern large and small ensembles to enthusiastic crowds across the state. Venues like the Arvada Center, the PACE Center in Parker, the Parsons Theatre in Northglenn, the Lone Tree Arts Center, and the Lakewood Cultural Center have heard music from Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Duke Ellington, Maynard Ferguson and Buddy Rich libraries as well as original arrangements by CJRO composers and many more.
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