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A Tribute To The Big Band Era: Igniting the Flame; Passing the Torch

Aug 27, 2011
8 p.m.

6000 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030

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The National performing Artists Conrad O.Johnson Regional Youth Orchestra shares the spotlight with The Shellman, jazz great trombonist Steve Turre of Saturday Night Live in "A Tribute to the Big Band Era: Igniting The Flame; Passing The Torch".  The exciting show will feature original compositions and arrangements by our late Founder, Conrad O. Johnson, as well as other big band greats, such as Glenn Miller and Duke Ellington.

The Conrad O. Johnson Regional Youth Orchestra will be led by Claude Robinson and William Portis.

This is a ticketed event for the covered seating area. Free tickets are available (4 per person over age 16 while they last) at the Miller Outdoor Theatre box office the day of the performance between the hours of 10:30am-1pm. If tickets remain at 1pm, the box office will re-open one hour before show time to distribute the remaining tickets. As always, open seating on the hill.

Produced by The Conrad Johnson Music and Fine Arts Foundation

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