Jazz at George Mason Univ Center for the Arts



Spring Jazz

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Spring Jazz Highlights:

Tommy Igoe
The Birdland All-Stars
Featuring Tommy Igoe
January 28 at 7 pm
Concert Hall

Direct from New York’s legendary Birdland, this
extraordinary band brings a fine mix of jazz, funk, Brazilian, Latin, and world
music together. Featuring the city’s finest musicians and led by drumming
sensation Tommy Igoe, the Birdland All-Stars have been packing the house every
Friday night at “The Jazz Corner of the World” for the past 10
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David KrakauerThe Big Picture
David Krakauer and The 35mm Orchestra
March 2 at 8 pm
Concert Hall

Celebrated clarinetist David Krakauer and The 35mm Orchestra
reimagine the music and visuals of some of the most important films in history, featuring scores by Academy Award and Grammy®-winning composers. While these groundbreaking music arrangements are playing, a series of new animated
films created by the New York video company Light of Day is projected on a screen behind the performers.
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Bria SkonbergMetropolitan Jazz Orchestra
Bria Skonberg, trumpet/singer
March 31 at 8 pm
Concert Hall

Named as a Millennial “Shaking Up the Jazz World”
by Vanity Fair, Canadian singer, trumpeter, and songwriter Bria
Skonberg joins Mason’s own Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra in a swinging evening of fresh beats and brassy standards. Music Director and alto sax virtuoso Jim Carroll leads this distinguished ensemble comprising some of the metro area’s finest jazz musicians in this sensational concert.
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The Hot SardinesThe Hot Sardines
April 22, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Concert Hall

“One of the best jazz bands in New York today”
(Forbes) makes its debut at the Center where they transport the audience to New York speakeasies, Parisian jazz cabarets, and New Orleans jazz clubs. Acclaimed for their brassy arrangements, rollicking piano melodies, and smoky vocals, The Hot Sardines stand apart for the innovation, verve, and sheer joy they bring to music, both old and new.
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