Artistry in Jazz Big Band Concert
December 21, 2017
3500 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403
The Artistry in Jazz Big Band Concert at Independence Mall (Sears entrance) features a group of 21 musicians and a vocalist local to the Wilmington, NC, area. The tunes are based on the west coast style of Stan Kenton, a style performed from the 40s through the late 70s. The repertoire consists of arrangements by Stan Kenton, Lennie Niehaus, Bill Holman, Gene Roland, Bill Russo, Bill Mathieu, Hank Levy and others. Other styles performed are by Ted Heath, Perez Prado, Les Brown, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, and Glenn Miller.