The Jim Cullum Jazz Band
Presented by Multicultural Arts Center
March 21, 2013
Enjoy jazz in the classic manner the style of small, hot ensembles prior to WWII. The evening’s repertoire will range from 19th-century cakewalks to the small pre-war Benny Goodman ensembles - the sounds of Jelly Roll Morton, Original Dixieland Jazz Band, New Orleans Rhythm Kings, King Oliver Creole Jazz Band, Louis Armstrong, and Sidney Bechet, as well as a heavy emphasis on Bix Beiderbecke and Hoagy Carmichael. The Jim Cullum Jazz Band has appeared in such major venues as Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Wolf Trap, major worldwide jazz festivals, and stars in its own public radio series, Riverwalk Jazz, heard on over 150 Public Radio stations nationwide and on the internet. The Jazz evening includes complimentary appetizers served in the Upper Gallery beginning at 7:30 pm and Wine and Beer cash bar for 21+ audience members.