This special gig at The Apex will be the first-ever European concert by Carnegie Hall’s National Youth Jazz Orchestra, directed by renowned trumpeter Sean Jones.
Formed just this year at New York’s Carnegie Hall, and comprising some of America’s most outstanding young jazz musicians aged 16 to 19, the band will showcase American music for big band, from Basie and Ellington to today’s jazz greats. The band will be joined for some classic numbers by one of the world’s preeminent jazz vocalists, five-time Grammy Award winner, Dianne Reeves. With her breathtaking virtuosity, improvisational prowess, and unique jazz and R&B stylings, she has received the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance for three consecutive recordings - a Grammy first in any vocal category. Featured in George Clooney’s Academy Award-nominated Good Night, and Good Luck, she also won a Grammy for the film’s soundtrack. Starts: 7.30pm Tickets: £22* Venue: The Apex, Bury St Edmunds *Includes a £1 booking fee. This event is promoted by The Apex
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