Event Scheduled

Georgia Symphony Orchestra Jazz

Saturday April 2, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Cost: $12-$35
CL Critic Doug DeLoach Recommends: Under the direction of Sam Skelton GSO Jazz! Performs “Basie & Beyond,” a program celebrating the legacy of composer-arranger-trombonist Sammy Nestico (1924-2021). Nestico, who worked with Basie, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Sarah Vaughan, taught at the University of Georgia in 1998-99 before retiring. The program includes a recreation of Nestico’s Basie and Beyond album collaboration with Quincy Jones from 2000. — DD

From the venue:

GSO Jazz! is bringing you “Basie & Beyond” on April 2nd at the Historic Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre! Join us for a night celebrating the legacy of Sammy Nestico (1924-2021) and recreating his iconic album collaboration with Quincy Jones from 2000.
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