Toledo Jazz Orchestra to Perform Annual Holiday Concert

Concert will feature Big Band Christmas favorites

Toledo Jazz Orchestra will celebrate the season with its Annual Holiday Concert on Saturday, December 19 at 8:00 p.m. at The Valentine Theatre in Toledo.

The Toledo Jazz Orchestra will be performing the Christmas recordings of 12 Days of Christmas from Stan Kenton, Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass version of the Christmas Waltz, Jingle Bells from the Count Basie Orchestra, the Glenn Miller Orchestra’s We Wish You A Merry Christmas, and many more. The concert will also include the Grammy-award winning Gordon Goodwin Big Band arrangements from their new holiday release, A Big Phat Christmas “Wrap This!”

The concert will feature vocalist Lori Lefevre and John Harner from the Stan Kenton Orchestra, Motown recording legend Johnny Trudell, and Dwight Adams of Stevie Wonder’s band.

Also joining the band will be TJO favorites Gene Parker, Mark Lemle, Scott Potter and Scott Rogers.

Tickets for this event range from $8 for students to $33. Tickets may be purchased HERE, or by calling The Valentine Theatre box office at 419.242.2787

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