Basie 2.0 at the Arvada Center
Aug
12
7:30 pm19:30

Basie 2.0 at the Arvada Center

  • Arvada Center fro the Arts and Humanities

When we played our sold out Count Basie concert at the Arvada Center back in January, we promised to do it again, playing all the great Basie tunes we missed. Now's you chance to help us choose the music for this concert!

Name your favorite Basie tunes you would like to hear from the CJRO!

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Kenton Swings at the PACE Center
Sep
15
7:30 pm19:30

Kenton Swings at the PACE Center

  • PACE Center

The CJRO explores the library of the great Stan Kenton Orchestra, with selections drawn his 35 year career as one of the most popular and influential big bands from the 40’s through the 70’s. This concert features the beautiful vocals of Heidi Schmidt!

 

 

West Coast Jazz at the Arvada Center
Oct
7
7:30 pm19:30

West Coast Jazz at the Arvada Center

West Coast Jazz developed around Los Angeles and San Francisco during the 1950s, and was made famous by the bands of Stan Kenton and Woody Herman and Gerry Mulligan. The CJRO will pick the best tunes from these famous bands just for the Arvada Center!

Christmas with the CJRO at the Lakewood Cultural Center
Nov
30
7:30 pm19:30

Christmas with the CJRO at the Lakewood Cultural Center

  • Lakewood Cultural Center

The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra swings in the holidays! With the beautiful vocals of Heidi Schmidt, you will hear songs such as, Let It Snow and Winter Wonderland, along with Duke Ellington’s Suite from the Nutcracker. The CJRO will close the show with their exclusive arrangement of Maynard Ferguson’s Christmas for Moderns Medley, The CJRO performed to a sold out house at the Rialto last year, so get your tickets early for this exciting holiday show.

Christmas with the CJRO at the Rialto Theater
Dec
3
3:00 pm15:00

Christmas with the CJRO at the Rialto Theater

The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra swings in the holidays! With the beautiful vocals of Heidi Schmidt, you will hear songs such as, Let It Snow and Winter Wonderland, along with Duke Ellington’s Suite from the Nutcracker. The CJRO will close the show with their exclusive arrangement of Maynard Ferguson’s Christmas for Moderns Medley, The CJRO performed to a sold out house at the Rialto last year, so get your tickets early for this exciting holiday show.

New York Jazz at the Arvada Center
Jan
20
7:30 pm19:30

New York Jazz at the Arvada Center

How about the soulful music of Ray Charles with the CJRO?!  The CJRO will perform songs such as Georgia, I Can't Stop Loving You, God Bless the Child, and many more.
 

Charlie Parker with Strings at the PACE Schoolhouse
Mar
23
7:30 pm19:30

Charlie Parker with Strings at the PACE Schoolhouse

  • PACE Center

Charlie Parker was known as one of the most virtuosic and innovative saxophonists of the BeBop era. The CJRO combo will combine Parker’s melodies with a small classical string section. These beautiful tunes were Parker's most popular sellers during his lifetime, and this music has only recently become available.

A Tribute to Buddy Rich at the Arvada Center
Mar
24
7:30 pm19:30

A Tribute to Buddy Rich at the Arvada Center

High energy, hard-driving music made famous by the man who, humbly, called himself the world’s greatest drummer The CJRO will perform the Suite from West Side Story, Love For Sale, Cape Verdean Blues, featuring our own Mike Marlier on drums!


Feb
17
7:30 pm19:30

CJRO Presents Phröntrange Sextet – Acoustic Fusion, with Special Guest, Robert Johnson

Parker Arts Center – The Schoolhouse Theater
19650 E. Mainstreet, Parker CO 80138 (Map)
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Phröntrange, the acoustic fusion supergroup, created by CJRO lead trombone, and Maynard Ferguson alum, Steve Wiest, rarely performs in Colorado. This is your one chance to catch this ensemble, featuring the smooth vocals of Robert Johnson.

Get ready for Steve's funky original compositions, along with Robert's favorites by Al Jarreau, Stevie Wonder, and many more!

 

 

Sep
16
7:30 pm19:30

Great Ladies of Jazz – Small Ensemble

Parker Arts Center – The Schoolhouse Theater
19650 E. Mainstreet, Parker CO 80138 (Map)
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Featuring some of Colorado’s finest Jazz musicians, these Friday-night jam sessions are a perfect opportunity for jazz lovers to enjoy an evening out with friends. So sit back, relax, and take in the syncopated sounds of jazz.

Leading off the cabaret-style jazz series, the Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra Sextet, featuring vocalist Heidi Schmidt, performs tunes from the repertoire of Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, and many others.