- Published on Wednesday, 10 July 2013 23:25
- Written by Super User
This Friday, July 12th, the Carolina Beach Arts and Activities Committee will begin their Performing Arts Nite. ARTISTRY IN JAZZ will kick off the event. Their music is a new jazz orchestra organized in June, 20l0. This orchestra is for musicians who love to play big band jazz. We are a group of 20 musicians local to the Wilmington area. The music performed is based on the west coast style of Stan Kenton. His music was performed from the 40’s through the late 70’s.Our orchestra plays the original manuscript copies as recorded by the Kenton Orchestra.
“Our repertoire consists of arrangements by Stan Kenton, Lennie Niehaus, Bill Holman, Gene Roland, Bill Russo, Bill Mathieu, Hank Levy and others. Other styles performed are by Ted Heath, Perez Prado, Les Brown, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey and Glenn Miller.”