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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
It’s a pleasure to have our photo in The Ventura Breeze with information about our upcoming performance on December 5 at the Poinsettia Pavilion. Many thanks to Pam Baumgardner for the article! See the article here.
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 […]
The Ventura Jazz Orchestra’s Too Darn Hot 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 […]
Mark your calendars for the Ventura Jazz Orchestra’s Memorable Big Band Dance on Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 8:00-10:30 pm. Open to the public, $15 at the door and held at the Poinsettia Pavilion Ballroom, 3451 Foothill Road, Ventura, CA. For more information, call (805) 648-1143. See you there! And a big shout out to Kim Pagano, Host of The […]
Come on out, Santa Barbara! The Ventura Jazz Orchestra will be the featured band on Friday, April 4th at the Carrillo Rec Center. See you there!