For the Daily Record
Published: Nov. 29, 2011
“The Jazz Nutcracker,” performed by Central Washington University Jazz Band I, will return to Ellensburg at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, in the Jerilyn S. McIntyre Music Building Concert Hall.
The concert will feature a collection of seasonal favorites done in a big-band style, followed by the complete Ellington-Strayhorn Jazz Nutcracker, according to a CWU news release. The award-winning band is directed by Chris Bruya.
This year a number of the movements will be paired with modern dance interpretations by Sasha Rawlinson and Friends. (READ MORE…)