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Volume 26, Number 11 — November 2018

Arts Calendar

Knoxville Jazz Orchestra presents “Nursery Rhymes Reimagined”

Knoxville Jazz Orchestra presents “Nursery Rhymes Reimagined”

Date(s):  November 13, 2018
Venue: Bijou Theatre Center

Knoxville, TN 37902

KNOXVILLE, TN — The Knoxville Jazz Orchestra’s 2018-19 concert season continues Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. with “Nursery Rhymes Reimagined.” The program will be held at the Bijou Theatre at 803 South Gay Street.

Nursery Rhymes Reimagined is a playful journey through some of the world’s most recognizable and beloved melodies. Songs like "Old MacDonald," "If You’re Happy and You Know It" and "Pop Goes the Weasel" get a fresh make-over, fueled by the high-octane power of the full jazz big band. Vocalists Kelle Jolly and Aaron Mastin join the band for selected numbers on this special treat for kids of all ages.

The Knoxville Jazz Orchestra is a 17-piece big band comprised of professional musicians from across the region. Since its inception in 1999, the orchestra has performed dozens of concerts in East Tennessee, appeared on major jazz festivals in Europe, performed and recorded with internationally acclaimed guest artists, and released four critically acclaimed CD recordings.

Tickets for the event are $36.50 adult, $15 student. Tickets are available in advance at, by calling 865-684-1200 or by visiting the Tennessee Theatre Box office.

Topics: Music

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