Season Event

Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra presents Buddy, Woody, and Stan

  • February 25, 2012 at 8:00 pm

Concert Hall

Northern Virginia’s very own jazz orchestra presents a very special tribute concert celebrating the music of Buddy Rich, Woody Herman, and Stan Kenton. This esteemed orchestra of gifted musicians from the Washington, D.C. area brings audiences jumping to their feet for enthusiastic ovations when they perform their stunning interpretations of traditional jazz classics. 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.

WPFW 89.3 FM - Pacifica Radio is the media sponsor for Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra at George Mason University's Center for the Arts.

Pre-Performance Discussion: Jim Carroll, Founder, Met Jazz Orchestra, Dir. of Jazz Studies, Mason School of Music (Feb 25, 2012) Pre-Performance Discussion

$40, $32, $20