The Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra's big band tribute to trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie bops the Spring Season at the Sorg Opera House, Saturday night - date night - April 7th, 8:00 p.m. Reserved seats only $20.00 in advance.
Dizzy Gillespie ". . .formed his own orchestra . . . considered to be one of the finest large jazz ensembles. Noted for complex arrangements and instrumental virtuosity, its repertoire was divided between the bop approach—from such arrangers as Tadd Dameron,John Lewis, George Russell, and Gillespie himself—and Afro-Cuban jazz ."