Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra
Saturday, April 7, 2012 8:00 PM
At each performance, Northern Virginia’s very own jazz orchestra brings audiences jumping to their feet for enthusiastic ovations, and this concert is sure to please audiences of all ages. This esteemed orchestra is joined by renowned trumpet player and vocalist, Byron Stripling for a performance of stunning interpretations of traditional jazz classics by Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, and more. Artistic director and alto sax virtuoso Jim Carroll’s illustrious career includes performances at Carnegie Hall, the White House, the Kennedy Center, Royal Albert Hall, and the Apollo Theatre. A versatile performer, Carroll has performed with Michael Jackson, Nancy Wilson, Maynard Ferguson, Billy Taylor, Woody Herman and His Thundering Herd, and the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra. Experience an evening of extraordinary jazz.
$24, $32, $40