featuring the Oregon Jazz Ensemble "The Big Bands: Past to Present"
7 p.m., Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St, Bend
Admission free; ticket required
Part of the UO’s April 2013 celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month! Free tickets are available at the door or in advance from the Tower Theatre box office, located at 835 NW Wall St, Bend, or by phone at 541-317-0700. An energetic romp through time with the award-winning Oregon Jazz Ensemble, as they play songs that gave birth to the Big Bands, moved them to the forefront of popular music, and continue to define their role in the great tradition of American jazz. From Fletcher Henderson, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Count Basie and Duke Ellington, to Thad Jones, Maria Schneider, and more, you won’t want to miss this fun-filled evening of music.