TJO’s Annual Holiday Concert
Saturday, December 16th at 8pm – The Valentine Theatre
Featuring Big Band Christmas Favorites
Toledo Jazz Orchestra will celebrate the season with its Annual Holiday Concert on Saturday, December 16 at 8:00 p.m. at The Valentine Theatre in Toledo.
The Toledo Jazz Orchestra will continue the celebration of our military by performing Arrangements from the Air Force Airmen of Note recording of Cool Yule along with new arrangements of holiday classics. The concert will feature crooner Paul King performing selections from the Christmas recordings of Frank Sinatra, Harry Connick, Louis Armstrong, Andy Williams and more. Also featured will be trumpeter Dwight Adams from Stevie Wonder’s band along with numerous soloists from the jazz orchestra including Toledo favorite Ric Wolkins. Selections will include “Up On The Housetop” in the style of the “Peanut Vendor”, “Jing, Jing Jing” in the style of “Sing, Sing, Sing”, , “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” in the style of “Moonlight Serenade”, “Faithful in Paris” in the style of “April in Paris”, the Glenn Miller Orchestra’s “We Wish You A Merry Christmas”, and music from the bands of Duke Ellington, Rob McConnell, Tom Kubis, and Tommy Dorsey.
Tickets for this event range from $8 for students to $35. Tickets may be purchased by clicking the button below, or by calling The Valentine Theatre box office at 419.242.2787. Come join us for a great night of holiday cheer.