Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra

The Arvada Center welcomes the Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra this upcoming season. The CJRO features everything from big band to exciting modern jazz compositions and has performed to sold-out houses and festivals throughout the Denver-metro area. Its mission is to perform the best music with the most accomplished musicians, and concerts often include world-renown guest artists.

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Call the Arvada Center Box Office at 720-898-7200 to subscribe today. Tickets to individual concerts go on sale July 15.

The Count Meets the Duke

October 19, 2019 - 7:30 pm

The CJRO performs selections from this classic 1961 album that combined the Count Basie and Duke Ellington bands, performing tunes such as “Take the A Train,” “Jumpin’ at the Woodside,” and many other big band classics, featuring CJRO vocalist Heidi Schmidt.


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That 70’s Show

January 18, 2020 - 7:30 pm

The 70’s were a fruitful period for the big bands, when they covered tunes by Steely Dan, Chick Corea and Blood Sweat and Tears, the Beatles, among others. Robert Johnson will be on vocals.


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A Night at the Village Vanguard

March 14, 2020 - 7:30 pm

New York’s The Village Vanguard has been a jazz mecca for over 50 years. Hundreds of musicians recorded at the Vanguard, and the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra has played Monday nights there for decades, featuring top New York jazz players. CJRO will perform tunes made famous at the Vanguard.


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Latin Jazz Favorites

May 9, 2020 - 7:30 pm

CJRO takes a journey to Latin and South America with a program of Latin Jazz. With the addition of percussionist, Christian Teele, this concert will be a fiery night of jazz at the Arvada Center.



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