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SJO to perform a World Premiere and Rhapsody in Blue at upcoming Free Community Concert


On March 3, 2019 at 3 pm, the 68-member Symphonic Jazz Orchestra will perform Rhapsody in Blue with Grammy Award-winning pianist Bill Cunliffe. Bill began his career as a pianist and arranger with the Buddy Rich Big Band and worked with Frank Sinatra, Freddie Hubbard, Benny Golson and James Moody. He has since established himself as a solo artist and bandleader, with more than a dozen albums under his na


The concert will also include the world premiere performance of a new work from the winner of last year’s ASCAP Foundation/SJO Commissioning Prize, G. Patrick Gandy, along with a new work from New York composer Erica Seguine.

The concert is free – but reservations are necessary – RESERVE NOW!

Carpenter Performing Arts Center

6200 E Atherton St, Long Beach, CA 90815

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