The Knoxville Jazz Orchestra’s 15th anniversary 2014-15 concert season continues on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 8 p.m. with “Jazz is for Lovers” with vocalist Jane Monheit.
Jane Monheit has been a leading light in the jazz world since emerging as a finalist in the Thelonious Monk Institute’s Jazz Vocal competition in 1998. A brilliant song stylist and interpreter, Monheit has received two Grammy nominations and worked alongside notable artists such as Michael Buble, Ivan Lins, John Pizzarelli, Michael Feinstein, Tom Harrell and many others. Song selection to include Stardust, Over the Rainbow, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, Where or When, Taking a Chance on Love and others. Photo credit: Timothy Saccenti.
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 $33.50 adult, $15.00 student. The program will be held at the Bijou Theatre at 803 South Gay Street.