The 45th Ave Jazz Band Presents: The Nutcracker Suite
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
6361 Memorial Road
The 45th Ave Jazz Band presents ‘The Nutcracker Suite’—the famous Tchaikovsky ballet arranged for large jazz ensemble by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. An expansive and imaginative suite seldom played in Vancouver, this arrangement is an intricate reworking of the classic Nutcracker complete with captivating harmonies and vibrant sound.
On top of this rare performance, we’ll be playing some revamped classics: Goodwin, Charlie Brown, and new arrangements by Jaelem Bhate to jazz up your holiday season. Hear these reimagined Christmas classics with a whole lot of swing!