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Portraits in Jazz Concert Series: “It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing!”

Aug
5

Saturday

8:00PM

Portraits in Jazz Concert Series: “It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing!”

Location: James S. Copley Auditorium

James S. Copley Auditorium
Saturday, 8:00 p.m.

Join us for the premiere concert of the new Portraits in Jazz series! 2017 San Diego Jazz Hero Gilbert Castellanos presents a tribute to Duke Ellington and his orchestra featuring the Gaslamp Quarter Jazz Orchestra. Ken Poston, Station Manager of Jazz 88.3 and Director of the Los Angeles Jazz Institute, will give a talk at 8:00 p.m. before the concert at 8:30 p.m.

This premiere concert will feature original arrangements as recorded by the prolific big band composer and leader Duke Ellington. Gaslamp Quarter Jazz Orchestra, an 18-piece big band, is comprised of the finest musicians in San Diego, and, along with special guest musicians, they are sure to bring swing to the Museum.

Beer, wine, and refreshments will be available for purchase from Panama 66. No food allowed inside the auditorium.

“It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing!”

8:00 p.m. Pre-concert talk
8:30 – 10:30 p.m. Concert

Tickets
Presale: $10 members / $20 nonmembers
At the door: $15 members / $25 nonmembers

Image courtesy of Gilbert Castellanos
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James S. Copley Auditorium
1450 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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