THE NUTCRACKER SUITE – Tuesday, December 6th, 7pm, Helzberg Hall (early show)

kcjo-blog-postJoin us for the swinging interpretation of this holiday classic based on arrangements by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. Mr. Tchaikovsky’s timeless masterpiece is going to swing! Clint Ashlock will also be premiering his innovative take on classics such as Mouse King Battle, Spanish Dance, Pas de Deux, and much more!

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Mr. Tchaikovsky’s is going to swing!

Question: What happens when Artistic Director Clint Ashlock & The KCJO borrow a little Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, and add swinging new arrangements of your favorite selections from the “The Nutcracker Suite?”

Answer: You have a musical recipe for a fun, innovative, and highly entertaining concert of this timeless classic, that the whole family will enjoy.  As Jackie Gleason would have said, “How suite it is!”

Get your tickets today to see this amazing show and timeless classic.  This is definitely a show that you and your family will love to see.  We look forward in seeing you there.  For tickets and seats please visit:

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