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The Seasons Performance Hall Presents The Ellington Jazz Nutcracker with CWU Jazz Band

12/14/2019

Event submitted by: The Seasons Performance Hall

Location: Yakima

101 N. Naches Ave, Yakima, WA 98901

1 p.m.-4 p.m. The Seasons Performance Hall Presents the Ellington Jazz Nutcracker with CWU Jazz Band. It's a Holiday Matinee for families and students of all ages to hear the great Tchaikovsky "Nutcracker Suite" as transformed in 1960 by Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn into an American jazz masterpiece. And performed by one of the best college jazz bands in the country: The Central Washington University Jazz Band under the direction of Chris Bruya.

A modern classic, The Jazz Nutcracker is filled with energy, intelligence, swing and all the innovation and improvisation of the jazz age. Each of its songs take off from one of the beloved originals from Tchaikovsky's beloved Holiday Classic, and while the source is recognizable, each is transformed and magnified into a snappy, humorous, high-energy platform for musical fun and improvisation.

For more information go to https://theseasonsyakima.com/events/the-seasons-presents/the-ellington-jazz-nutcracker-with-cwu-jazz-band

 

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1 p.m.-4 p.m. The Seasons Performance Hall Presents the Ellington Jazz Nutcracker with CWU Jazz Band. It's a Holiday Matinee for families and students of all ages to hear the great Tchaikovsky "Nutcracker Suite" as transformed in 1960 by Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn into an American jazz masterpiece. And performed by one of the best college jazz bands in the country: The Central Washington University Jazz Band under the direction of Chris Bruya.

A modern classic, The Jazz Nutcracker is filled with energy, intelligence, swing and all the innovation and improvisation of the jazz age. Each of its songs take off from one of the beloved originals from Tchaikovsky's beloved Holiday Classic, and while the source is recognizable, each is transformed and magnified into a snappy, humorous, high-energy platform for musical fun and improvisation.

For more information go to https://theseasonsyakima.com/events/the-seasons-presents/the-ellington-jazz-nutcracker-with-cwu-jazz-band

 

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