- Category: Arts & Culture
- Published: Friday, 23 November 2018 06:19
- Written by admin3
WA Youth Jazz Orchestra
Photo Credit: Tom Greble
If you are looking for a night of big band jazz under the stars, then head to the Quarry Amphitheatre tonight.
Western Australia’s leading jazz big band – the WA Youth Jazz Orchestra (WAYJO) - will perform jazz classics by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington along with hits from the 1960 album, The Nutcracker Suite.
The concert will feature some of Duke Ellington’s favourite classics like ‘Sugar Rum Cherry’ and ‘Dance of the Floreadores’ and
interpretations of The Nutcracker.
The final performance tonight will feature WAYJO’s popular orchestras - the Monday Night Orchestra and the Wednesday Night Orchestra.
Bring a picnic, enjoy the sunset, and listen to the cool sounds of jazz under the stars.
Event: Jazz Under the Stars - Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker
Date: Friday 23 November 2018
Tickets: can be purchased from Ticket Master
Venue: Quarry Amphitheatre, Floreat
More Info: visit the WA Youth Jazz Orchestra - WAYJO website
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