Beaufort ~ USCB’s Salute to Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington
Join us for this exciting musical tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington. A salute to Ella, marking her 100th birthday, and Duke Ellington’s 98th birthday in April. Odyssey Jazz & Swing Orchestra and vocalists Gina Rene` and Penney Lynn Smith headline this musical tribute of these legends of jazz. Odyssey Jazz & Swing Orchestra is an ensemble of Jazz All-Stars who bring a unique sound to the big band genre. This is not your Grandparents’ retirement band . . . it is a twenty piece ‘Big Band Machine’ made up of the region’s best Jazz & Swing musicians – a virtual ‘who’s who’ of jazz musicians in the Lowcountry.