Xavier University Gallagher Student Center TheaterCincinnati, OH, United States

Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, Featuring Maria Schneider

By Xavier University Music Series (other events)

Friday, April 28 2023 8:00 PM 10:00 PM EST

Founded in 2012, the 17-piece Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra performs contemporary repertoire, focusing on the works of living composers and arrangers, and other notable composers of the postwar period. CCJO has performed with Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Lew Soloff, NEA Jazz Master Saxophonist Jimmy Heath and Grammy-nominated trumpeter Wayne Bergeron, and has partnered with Jazz at Lincoln Center, Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Competition, Memorial Hall Signature Series, It’s Commonly Jazz, Friday Fusion in Washington Park and the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra. It regularly presents concerts dedicated to works of individual composers such as Pepper Adams, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Gil Evans, Joe Henderson, Dave Brubeck, Wynton Marsalis and Charles Mingus.

CCJO musicians have performed, toured and/or recorded with many of the top names in jazz and commercial music including Ray Charles, the Woody Herman Orchestra, Manhattan Transfer, Wynton Marsalis, Michael Feinstein, Fred Hersch, Conrad Herwig, the Temptations, Arturo Sandoval, Tony Bennett, the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Bootsy Collins, Clark Terry, the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and the Glenn Miller Orchestra. Many of the ensemble’s members also serve on the music faculties of prominent area music schools, including Butler University, The College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, Miami University, Northern Kentucky University, Xavier University and the University of Dayton.



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