Fairmount Temple Auditorium – APRIL 7, 2013 * 4 PM
CJO’s annual tribute to Jewish composers, led by Associate Artistic Director Paul Ferguson, features vocalist Helen Welch and Great American Songbook classics by Gershwin, Arlen, Bernstein and more plus contemporary arrangements of Sephardic Jewish melodies.
Hanna Theatre - February 9, 2013 @ 8pm
Pre-Show Talk @ 7:30 in the Hanna
Artistic Director Sean Jones, guest vocalist Franc West and the CJO large ensemble perform big-band arrangements by CJO members of well-known Rock & Roll, Country Western, Gospel, Blues, R&B, and Brazilian tunes. Special compositions and arrangements by Associate Artistic Director Paul Ferguson, bassist Dave Morgan and other CJO favorites make this a can’t miss show of the season!
Hanna Theatre – December 9, 2012 @ 2 pm
A 75-minute interactive family-oriented version of the CJO holiday concert features a pre-concert instrument “petting zoo” plus sing-along kid favorites like “Jingle Bells.”
Stambaugh Auditorium Concert Hall in Youngstown - February 8, 2013 @ 8pm
CJO and soulful R&B and jazz vocalist Franc West perform big-band arrangements by CJO members of well-known Rock & Roll, Country Western, Gospel, Blues, R&B, Brazilian and Hip Hop tunes. Doors open at 7:15.
Sunday November 18, 2012
Bohemian National Hall
4939 Broadway Avenue
Cleveland OH 44127
FREE! No Ticket Required
CJO is proud to collaborate with Broadway School of Music and the Arts to present our second annual free outreach concert of the CJO Quartet, led by Chris Anderson. Presented at Bohemian Hall on November 18, 2012 @ 4pm, enjoy a one-hour, interactive “Intro to Jazz” concert complete with music, Q&A and family-friendly fun. A wonderful way to spend an afternoon and expose the whole family to this amazing ‘All American’ art form!
Hanna Theatre - November 10, 2012 @ 8pm
Pre-show talk @ 7:30 in the Hanna
Led by Artistic Director Sean Jones, the CJO takes on the improvisational style of pianist and arranger Thelonious Monk for Mostly Monk. The concert pays tribute to Monk through his music and arrangements of other tunes full of dissonant harmonies and angular melodic twists. A can’t miss concert!
Thank you for joining us!
October 12, 2012 @ 8 pm
Returning by popular demand, CJO’s electric ensemble will blow the roof off the E. 14th Street Theatre in a concert showcasing jazz fusion from the 1970′s, 80′s and 90′s. Featuring Sean Jones and a small ensemble from Cleveland-based Hubbs Groove–an evening of contemporary jazz with electric guitar, bass, keyboard and drums.
Thanks to all who participated in this event!
Pre-show talk @ 7:30 pm * MAY 12, 2012 * Back of Theater
CJO welcomes NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath, brilliant Saxophonist, composer and arranger, to the Ohio Theatre for a blockbuster concert celebrating American Jazz.
Tickets available online here.
The Cleveland Jazz Orchestra and Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland invite you to meet jazz legend Jimmy Heath, Saturday, May 12 from11am – 12:30pm. Take part in a master class demo and an interview of Jimmy Heath by CJO Artistic Director Sean Jones. The event will be held at the Tri-C Metropolitan Campus, Tommy LiPuma Center for the Creative Arts, Room 310.
This event is FREE, but if you’d like to attend you must RSVP by registering here or calling 440.945.6428.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland * MAR 9 2012 * 8 pm * VIP Reception 7pm
Join Sean Jones and company for a mix of acoustic horns, electric rhythm section and the best of jazz fusion and funk from the 1970′s, 80′s and 90′s. Concert includes admission to MOCA’s winter exhibition, Ursula von Rydingsvard: Sculpture 1991-2009. VIP tickets with reception are available.
Tickets available online here.
Pre-show talk @ 7:30 pm * FEB 4, 2012 * Donor Lounge
Sean Jones takes the CJO and the audience on a journey through the evolution of the big band from Count Basie to Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, Thad Jones, and more contemporary ensembles.
Hanna Theatre * 8 pm
Pre-show talk @ 7:30 pm, Donor Lounge
Cool Yule doesn’t get any hotter than CJO’s fun, funky and jazzy interpretations of your favorite holiday classics.