Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra: Swingin’ with the Met

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Provided by Hylton Performing Arts Center

Saturday, Oct. 30 at 8:00 p.m. $46, $39, $28, half-price for youth through Grade 12.
Calling all Jitterbugs! Come celebrate the Big Band Era with the coolest cats in town, Northern Virginia’s own Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra. Artistic Director and alto sax virtuoso Jim Carroll leads this distinguished ensemble comprising the most remarkable jazz performers in the metro region, who will perform music from the libraries of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, Cab Calloway, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Kenton, Benny Goodman, and more. Carroll’s long and illustrious career has included performances with the likes of Michael Jackson, Nancy Wilson, Maynard Ferguson, Billy Taylor, Woody Herman and His Thundering Herd, and the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra.
It’ll be a finger snapping, toe-tapping good time! Buy tickets here.

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