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Reno Jazz Orchestra with Tristan Selzler

Sunday, August 29, 2021 at 6:00 PM inside the Brewery Arts Center's Performance Hall
449 W King St, Carson City, NV

The Jazz and Beyond Carson City Music Festival ends in a big way with the traditional closing concert by the Reno Jazz Orchestra. This year’s guest artist is Tristan Selzler. Admission to the concert is free.

Masks required in the Performance Hall.

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Diane Schuur

Diane Schuur and the Reno Jazz Orchestra

Monday, August 23, 2021 at 7:30 PM at Sand Harbor State Park

Sand Harbor Concert Canceled due to smoke

Tonight’s Showcase Series concert - Reno Jazz Orchestra: An Evening with Diane Schuur (8/23/21) - has been cancelled due to hazardous air quality caused by smoke from the ongoing fires in our region. The health and safety of patrons, artists, staff, and volunteers is our top priority.

We are committed to your satisfaction as a valued patron of Reno Jazz Orchestra.

Thank you in advance for your patience as we navigate the complexities of cancellations and strive to provide customer service of the highest quality.

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Julien Knowles Quartet Presents Original Compositions

Julien Knowles Quartet Presents Original Compositions

(See the full concert below or visit the RJO's YouTube channel for a song-by-song play list.)

The RJO concluded this year's Jazz in the Schools program with an online concert presentation featuring RJO trumpeter Julien Knowles performing his original compositions with a dynamite quartet. The group presented two thirty-minute sets with a live Q&A open to participating students and the public.

This presentation was streamed live via Zoom on Saturday, February 13, 2021; enjoy the full performance below.

Full Concert - Set 1 of 2

Full Concert - Set 2 o 2


Julien Knowles - trumpet
Adam Benjamin - piano
Dylan Coleman-Tunstall - bass
David "Pudge" Gervais - drums


Video shot and edited by Chris Casaceli for Tanglewood Productions Audio recorded and mixed by Charlie Reider.

Recorded live at the University of Nevada, Reno in February 2021.

This event was part of our annual Jazz In the Schools program, which brings students three days of interactive jazz education, performances, and clinics with nationally recognized jazz musicians and educators.

Our education programs are made possible with community support from our grantors, corporate sponsors, and you! For more information visit the RJO's education pages.

Support the RJO

This performance is being offered free of charge, but donations to support the RJO's annual Jazz in the Schools program are much appreciated!