Reno Jazz Orchestra has performed on the festival since its inception in 2004. We welcome them back with their high energy and highly refined playing. Join us on Sun., Aug. 21, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Capital Amphitheater, in the beautiful park between the Capitol Building and the Legislative Building in Carson City.
A highlight of Carson City's August music festival is the Reno Jazz Orchestra, presenting big-band jazz at its finest. Formed in 1997, RJO is a diversified big band whose members have performed with Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Elvis Presley, Natalie Cole, and Luciano Pavarotti. Members traveled with Woody Herman, Stan Kenton, Ray Charles, Buddy Rich, and Buddy Morrow.
This will be final performance of the official festival and it's on Count Basie's 112th birthday! The event is free.
Performing the best of Cole Porter to Stevie Wonder, the Reno Jazz Orchestra's 17-piece jazz band will present "Music of the Masters" - a night of blues, swing, and soul with award winning vocalists Jamie Davis and Clairdee on Friday, September 2nd, at the Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater at Bartley Ranch in Reno, Nevada. This family-friendly two hour concert starts at 7:30 pm.
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Performing the best of the great American songbook from Cole Porter to Stevie Wonder, the 17-piece Reno Jazz Orchestra will share the stage with distinguished vocalists Jamie Davis and Clairdee. Davis holds a position amongst the pantheon of great male vocalists with a compelling deep-baritone voice and passion for his craft. With her lustrous voice, soulful delivery and scene-stealing charisma, Clairdee has honed a repertoire with arrangements that are equally smart and entertaining. Don't miss this swinging night of Big Band music spiced with soul and blues.
Single Tickets: $25-$75 / Tables: $150-$300 (Tables seat 2 or 4.)