Unforgettable Ventura Jazz Orchestra Dance

Unforgettable Big Band Dance and Concert

Friday, February 26, 2016 8:00-10:30 pm Unforgettable Big Band Dance and Concert A tribute to Natalie Cole and other famous female vocalists Featuring Donna Greene All popular big band dance styles will be performed

Holiday Big Band Dance with The Ventura Jazz Orchestra

Holiday Big Band Dance/Concert

Featuring Vocalist Donna Greene and Guest Vocalist Julija Zonic Special appearance by vocalist/pianist Smitty West Nineteen musicians at their best, performing the Great American Songbook along with Christmas music you can dance to. Friday, December 4th 8:00-10:30 pm Poinsettia Pavilion Ballroom 3451 Foothill Road, Ventura, CA $15 admission Free refreshments and parking For more info, call 805-648-1143

Paseo Nuevo LIVE Concert Series

Paseo Nuevo LIVE Concert Series

  Live concerts in the heart of downtown from 5 to 7 in the evening, highlighting the traditional and contemporary of the jazz genre. The Ventura Jazz Orchestra will open the concert series on Thursday, October 8th and play from 5 till 7pm. You’ll be kicking yourself if you miss this one! And there will […]

Labor of Love Big Band Dance & Concert

  Featuring Vocalist Donna Greene and Guest Vocalist Anna Kasper The VJO performs a large variety of dance styles along with emulating famous singers such as Ella Fitzgerald, Lena Horne, Peggy Lee, Linda Ronstadt, Dinah Washington, Etta James, Natalie Cole… all for your dancing and listening pleasure. Friday, September 4th 8:00-10:30 pm Poinsettia Pavilion Ballroom 3451 Foothill Road, Ventura, CA $15 admission Free refreshments […]

2015-June-VJO at the Poinsettia Pavilion

Summer Swing Big Band Dance

  Friday, June 12th 8 till 10:30 pm Summer Swing Big Band Dance Featuring the vocal stylings of Donna Greene. Also vocals by Smitty West and Remington Graham. With songs from The Great American Songbook with powerful horns and authentic vocal stylings. Don’t forget your dancing shoes. This event is open to the public and will be […]

The Ventura Jazz Orchestra's Mentor/Protégé BIG, Big Band, Friday March 27th

Debut Mentor/Protégé BIG, Big Band Dance

  The Ventura Poinsettia Dance Club and The Ventura Jazz Orchestra invite you to a very special event. Top Ventura County teenage musicians paired with VJO professional musicians bring you the… Debut Mentor/Protégé Spring BIG Big Band Dance Friday, March 27th from 8 till 10:30 pm Featuring the vocal stylings of Donna Greene and Protégé […]

Mentor/Protoge Program poster

Mentor/Protégé Program

  Dear, parents, teachers, musicians and band followers, Every time I turn around, I hear about the schools performing arts being down sized. We, the Ventura Jazz Orchestra (VJO), would be honored do our part to help, and if this program we propose is a success, we would do it once a year. The VJO […]

The Ventura Jazz Orchestra Dance on Dec. 5, 2014

Ventura Jazz Orchestra’s Holiday Big Band Dance

The Ventura Jazz Orchestra’s Holiday Big Band Dance! Powerful horns and authentic vocal stylings combine the elegance of the swing era and the energy of today’s dance favorites. Featuring vocalist Donna Greene, The Ventura Jazz Orchestra plays fresh orchestral/big band arrangements of great songs from all eras. Mark your calendars for this fun dancing and listening event happening […]