The Jazz Academy Orchestra joins the Blues Alley Youth Orchestra for some Holiday Big Band Cheer!
The Jazz Academy Orchestra (JAO) is the Jazz academy’s senior ensemble where students learn and perform the big band charts of Duke Ellington, Glen Miller and other writers of the big band era and beyond. This talented group of musicians are in grades 7th through 12th and they meet bi-weekly during the school year performing at prestigious venues such as the Jazz Educators Network (JEN) Atlanta, JEN San Diego, Tri-C Jazz Festival, Silver Spring Jazz Festival, Strathmore, Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival, Blues Alley, DC Jazz Festival, Westminster Jazz Night, True Blue Jazz Festival, Chestertown Jazz Festival, Montgomery County Executive Ball, and more. The award winning JAO, is just one of the groups established by renowned jazz saxophonist Paul Carr under his 501(c)(3) non-profit, the Jazz Academy of Music Inc. (2002)
*Please note: 1. Final sale, no refunds, not transferable. 2. $15 food/beverage minimum per person not included in ticket price. 3. Seating first come at the door. Doors open 6 PM & 8:45 PM respectively. 4. Photography or Recording of any kind is prohibited during the performance. 5. Keep conversation to a minimum during the performance.