Patti Austin and The Big Band RTV Slovenia
Catch Patti Austin as she performs with the Big Band Radio and Television Slovenia on May 26, 2011 (Thursday). The program will include Duke Ellington, George Gershwin and Ella Fitzgerald, with Conductor Michael Abene.
Established in 1945, Big Band RTV Slovenia is one of the oldest orchestras of its kind worldwide. The professionalism of the orchestra is high and the level of orchestral jazz production remarkable. Among the qualities of Big Band are its diversity and ability to fulfill the needs of various radio and television programmes. In addition to its dedication to jazz music, the orchestra has excelled in musical genres as diverse as film, dance, popular and classical music. Today the average age of its members is just over 30, and most of its musicians have studied at various jazz academies abroad.
Date/Time: 26th May 2011, 8pm.
Address: Linhartova dvorana, Prešernova cesta 10 1000 Ljubljana
Phone: +386 (0) 1 241 72 99
e-mail: cankarjev.dom @ cd-cc.si