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Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite

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North Naples Church

6000 Goodlette-Frank Road

Naples, FL 34109

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Jazz trumpeter Dan Miller built his reputation touring and recording with Harry Connick Jr., Wynton Marsalis, Maynard Ferguson, Woody Herman, Tom Jones and now the Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra. He brings together an All-Star Big Band for a special evening of swinging music on Monday December 5th at the North Naples United Methodist Church. They will be playing the music of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite as arranged by Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn and recorded by the Duke Ellington Orchestra in 1960. This is a work of breathtaking scope and it is both highly nuanced and incredibly swinging. The second half of the concert will be a Jazz at the Philharmonic-style jam session featuring many of the world-class soloists from the Big Band. This group with feature some of the finest jazz musicians from all over Florida including saxophonists Lew Del Gatto, Jeff Rupert, Gerald Augustin, Craig Christman, Mike Brignola, trumpeters Dave Pruyn, Mike Santiago, Mark Pettey, trombonists Dante Luciani, Herb Bruce and a very swinging rhythm section of pianist Jerry Stawski, bassist Don Mopsick and drummer Tony Vigilante. Doors open for this concert at 6:15pm



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