Smooth jazz is the sound of sophistication, unlike rough jazz, which is the sound of Louis Armstrong blasting chili out of his trumpet. Lend your ear to upscale scales with this GrouponLive deal.
- $12 for one ticket to see the Dallas Jazz Orchestra (up to $20 value)
- When: Saturday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m.
- Where: Simmons Center Theater
- Section: general admission
- Door time: 6:30 p.m.
- Ticket values include all fees.
Dallas Jazz Orchestra
- Number of Grammy nominations the Dallas Jazz Orchestra has received: two
- Number of presidents they've entertained: two
- Current leader: co-founder and trumpeter Galen Jeter
- Where he honed his chops: as a member of the innovative Woody Herman Orchestra
- How to recreate their sound in the kitchen, in their words: "Take the classic energy of a 20-piece orchestra. Add to that a bit of Southwestern spice. Throw in some contemporary music arrangements and revisit the classics."
- People born the same year as the Dallas Jazz Orchestra: rapper Nas, former professional basketball player Jason Kidd, and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit, future queen consort of the Kingdom of Norway
- If they all got together for their 41st birthday, that party would be: awesome