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Christmas Show Details

December 5, 2015: SJO/SSO collaboration, TCU Place
Saskatoon Symphony / SJO collaboration presenting the Nutcracker Suite

The great jazz musician Duke Ellington took Tchaikovsky’s beloved classic The Nutcracker Suite and flipped it on its head creating Ellington’s own Nutcracker Suite. The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra will perform alongside the Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra for the first time in this evening that pairs Tchaikovsky’s music with Ellington’s. Full of Christmas fun, this will be be one of the most memorable nights of the year.

Saskatoon Jazz Society members get a discount on this concert. Talk to Saskatoon Symphony office for details.

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David Braid: October 4, 2015, Broadway Theatre

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Season Opener and Christmas Show Details

October 4, 2015: SJO Season Opener Concert
Broadway Theatre

Tickets available via the Broadway Theatre (on line https://broadwaytheatre.ca, at Broadway Theatre box office or through calling 306-652-6556). $35 (adults), $30 (current SJS members), $15 (students).

Show billing: SJO presents Music Of Our Time with special guest multi-Juno Award winning Canadian pianist/composer David Braid (davidbraid.com). This much-anticipated collaboration between the SJO and David Braid will showcase seminally Braid and his profoundly imaginative and creative large jazz ensemble compositions. Repertoire may also include contemporary repertoire by current large jazz ensemble composers/arrangers such as Jim McNeely, John MacLeod, Bret Zvacek, Dean McNeill and others. This concert is presented in conjunction with David Braid’s fall 2015 UofS College of Arts and Science Artist in Residency.

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December 5, 2015: SJO/SSO collaboration, TCU Place
Saskatoon Symphony / SJO collaboration presenting the Nutcracker Suite

The great jazz musician Duke Ellington took Tchaikovsky’s beloved classic The Nutcracker Suite and flipped it on its head creating Ellington’s own Nutcracker Suite. The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra will perform alongside the Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra for the first time in this evening that pairs Tchaikovsky’s music with Ellington’s. Full of Christmas fun, this will be be one of the most memorable nights of the year.

Saskatoon Jazz Society members get a discount on this concert. Talk to Saskatoon Symphony office for details.

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Sneak peek at our 2015-16 season!

The Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra Board is so excited about our upcoming season, we’re going to let some of these cool cats just a little out of the bag! Here’s some of what we have planned, (subject to change) with the season to be announced at the July 4 (2015) Jazz Festival Performance. Check back for updates.

  1. For Saturday, July 4, 2105, 7:30pm, Broadway Theatre, we have The SJO and Molly Johnson, presented by the Saskatchewan Jazz Festival. For tickets, visit http://saskjazz.com/tickets
  2. Sunday October 4, 2015, 7:30 PM, Broadway Theatre, TBA, 
  3. A seasonal favourite: Saturday December 3, 2015, 7:30 PM, TCU Place. The Saskatoon Symphony and Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra jointly perform music from the Nutcracker. For tickets, visit http://saskatoonsymphony.org.
  4. Sunday February 21, 2106, 7:30 PM, Broadway Theatre, TBA. 
  5. Saturday April 30, 2016 7:30 PM, Broadway Theatre. Guest Artist: Tommy Banks .
  6. Wednesday May 18, 2016, Mae Wilson Theatre, Moose Jaw (part of the Moose Jaw Band and Choral Festival)
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Denzel Sinclaire, Sunday, April 12, 2015

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For a preview of Denzel’s talent, check out the following videos from a performance at the Health for Humanity Benefit Show:

  1. Tofu and Greens
  2. The Way You Look Tonight
  3. You and the Night and the Music
  4. Here Comes the Honeyman
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