KU's School of Music presents the 9th annual Jazz Vespers on Thursday, December 9, 2010, at 7:30 pm, at the Lied Center of Kansas.
Building on a growing tradition, Jazz Vespers features popular holiday music reinterpreted in the jazz vernacular. The program will feature the KU Jazz Ensemble I with guest soloists and faculty members Vince Gnojek, Steve Leisring and Dean Robert Walzel performing the entire Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn arrangement of The Nutcracker Suite.
Tickets are $7/adults and $5/students and seniors and are available through the Lied Center Box Office, 785-864-2787. Contact the KU School of Music with questions, 785-864-3436. www.music.ku.edu