Swingin’ with the Met
Calling all Jitterbugs! Come celebrate the Big Band Era with the coolest cats in town, Northern Virginia’s own Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra. Artistic Director and alto sax virtuoso Jim Carroll leads this distinguished ensemble comprising the most remarkable jazz performers in the metro region, who will perform music from the libraries of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, Cab Calloway, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Kenton, Benny Goodman, and more. Carroll’s long and illustrious career has included performances with the likes of Michael Jackson, Nancy Wilson, Maynard Ferguson, Billy Taylor, Woody Herman and His Thundering Herd, and the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra. Join us for a finger snapping, toe-tapping good time.
$46, $39, $28, half-price for youth through Grade 12.
Before the Performance
A pre-performance discussion begins in Merchant Hall one hour prior to the performance.
Free Tickets for Mason Students
A limited quantity of free student tickets will be available for each event. Eligible Mason students should log onto Mason360
to claim their tickets beginning two Tuesdays prior to the event.