Met Jazz Orchestra Performs Ellington, Basie, & Bird


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Travel back to the swinging Big Band era with Northern
Virginia’s favorite jazz ensemble as they celebrate the jazz
greats of the 20th century in a high energy concert. In
Ellington, Basie, and Bird, Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra
performs a program that features the music of Charlie (Bird)
Parker in honor of the 100th anniversary of his birth, as well
as Count Basie and D.C.’s own Duke Ellington. Artistic
Director and alto sax virtuoso Jim Carroll–whose illustrious
career has included performances with Woody Herman, Nancy
Wilson, Maynard Ferguson, and Billy Taylor, among
others–leads some of the most remarkable jazz musicians in
the metro area. Enjoy this rousing concert of popular jazz
hits that promises to raise the roof!

This performance is family friendly.

Tickets: $46, $39, $28

A pre-performance discussion begins in Merchant Hall one hour
prior to the performance.

Hylton Performing Arts Center
George Mason University’s Science and Technology Campus
10960 George Mason Circle
Manassas, VA 20110
Box Office Inquiries: 703-993-7759