The Piedmont Triad Jazz Orchestra presents an outstanding, must-see concert at Centennial Station Arts Center on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 7:00PM, featuring five of our area’s most revered vocalists! This concert will feature our guest vocalists singing songs made famous by Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Abbey Lincoln, Carole King, Nina Simone, Bessie Smith, Aretha Franklin, Mahalia Jackson, Joni Mitchell, and even Adele. You don’t want to miss this incredible array of North Carolina’s talented jazz musicians and vocalists, all on one stage!
- Melva Houston
- Ariel Pocock
- Nishah DiMeo
- Cathy West
- Bronwen Bradshaw
- $22.00 General Admission;
- $15.00 Students / Seniors / Military
Online Ticket Sales:
336.889.2787, Ext. 26 (1:00PM to 5:00PM)
The Piedmont Triad Jazz Orchestra ("PTJO") is a group of professional musicians dedicated to upholding the tradition of the finest big band composers and arrangers (Ellington, Basie, Gillespie, etc) while promoting the performance of new arrangements and compositions by its members. It is a truly cross-generational ensemble, comprised of some of North Carolina's finest and most respected jazz educators, music professionals, and up-and-coming young artists. Its musicians are alums of the big bands of Wynton Marsalis, Harry Connick, Jr., Toshiko Akiyoshi, Christian McBride, the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, plus many more, and as arrangers/composers, its members have created well over 100 works for big band, many of which will make up the band's unique repertory.
Presented in part through sponsorship from:
Moore Music Company