SUNDAY, DEC. 4th,
Performing Arts Center (YPAC)
On Sunday, December 4th,
the Yarmouth Music Boosters will sponsor a concert by the Portland Jazz Orchestra. "PJO" is Maine's premiere big band boasting 18 musicians, all music professionals and/or music educators.
Led by artistic director,
Dr. Chris Oberholtzer, PJO has been together for over a decade, bringing the best in jazz music to the greater Portland area.
On Sunday, Dec. 4th, they
will bring their annual "Swingin' Holiday Show" featuring traditional holiday music set in a jazz style to Yarmouth high school's performing arts center. Many "favorites" of the holidays will be
played, by this great big band. PJO will welcome a guest vocalist for this special concert.
Along with classic
holiday music, PJO will be playing a few selections from the jazz version of The Nutcracker. Duke Ellington took Tchaikovsky's music and wrote 9 pieces inspired/based upon the well known
classical ballet. PJO will play a miniature suite from this work, playing three of the best known pieces from the ballet, done in classic Ellington style.
Portland Jazz Orchestra
Door open at 1:30PM
Concert will last
approximately 2 hours.
benefit the Yarmouth Music Boosters.
We hope you can spend
some time from your December schedule to sit and enjoy some "Swingin' Holiday Music". You'll forget about all those "to do's" for a while!
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