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2nd Annual Mentor/Protege Spring Swing Extra Large Big Band Bash

Friday, April 8 8:00 – 10:30 pm 2nd Annual Mentor/Protege Spring Swing Extra Large Big Band Bash The Ventura Jazz Orchestra Featuring Donna Greene and Emmy Hilgers on vocals Plus numerous instrumental proteges The Poinsettia Pavilion 3451 Foothill Road Ventura, CA 93003 805-648-1143 Admission at the door $15 www.venturajazzorchestra.com Break out your dancing shoes! Refreshments and […]

The Ventura Jazz Orchestra Mentor/Protege Bash

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


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 […]


The Ventura Jazz Orchestra performing for Denim & Diamonds at The Four Seasons in Westlake Village, CA

Ventura Jazz Orchestra’s upcoming performance in The Ventura Breeze

  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 upcoming dance

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 […]

The Ventura Jazz Orchestra's Too Darn Hot Big Band Dance