Join Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia for an evening of celebration and tribute. Kick off your holiday celebration with the beloved holiday classic and new Philly tradition, Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s Harlem Nutcracker. The performance will also feature a celebration of the centennial of the legendary Nat King Cole with special guest, Freddy Cole.
Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia (JOP) is dedicated to presenting the highest quality jazz to the greatest number of people designed to preserve, represent and continue Philadelphia’s unique, rich jazz sound and tradition. JOP aims to become the face of Philadelphia jazz, establishing the city as a nationally and internationally recognized destination for jazz performance. This program will include a special appearance by singer Freddy Cole and in continuing a new Philly tradition, we’ll hear Ellington’s & Strayhorn’s Harlem Nutcracker.