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Lawrence University Fred Sturm Jazz Celebration Weekend: Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

Nov. 3, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

| $18-$30

Details

Date:
Nov. 3, 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$18-$30
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.lawrence.edu/conservatory/performance_series

Venue

Lawrence Memorial Chapel
510 E. College Ave. , Appleton, WI 54911 United States
Phone:
920-832-6612

Organizer

Julia Jackson
Phone:
920-832-6612
Email:

The multiple Grammy Award-winning 16-piece Vanguard Jazz Orchestra features some of the world’s finest musicians, most of whom lead their own bands when not performing with the orchestra. Co-founded by legendary trumpeter Thad Jones and drummer Mel Lewis, the ensemble still performs virtually every Monday night at the renowned Village Vanguard jazz club, New York City’s most famous basement, where it got its start in 1966. Their innovative sound is rooted in the music of the band members diverse backgrounds while its rich history is cultivated by commissioning new music, making them the prototype of innovative big band music.