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Duke Ellington's 'The Nutcracker Suite' Featuring the Craig Brenan Band

Sunday December 03, 2017
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Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite is one of the hallmarks of the Christmas season... just hearing it sends visions of Sugar Plum Fairies dancing through our heads. Add in the Jazz mastery of Duke Ellington's arrangements and those delicate ballerinas turn into swingin' horns and a whole lot of holiday joy! Join Edmonton Big Band leader, Craig Brenan as he takes the audience through Ellington's amazing Jazz arrangements in this much loved holiday classic. Also in the mix are featured holiday compositions by one of Canada's busiest composers, Allan Gilliland and a special guest vocalist.


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