CCJO Presents: Jingle Jazz: Christmas Time is Here
Thursday, December 10 @ 8pm | The Redmoor

Celebrate the season with the CCJO at their popular annual concert, Jingle Jazz. This holiday performance will feature new arrangements of your favorite holiday classics, many of which were written by members of the CCJO. Also featured will be selections from CCJO artistic director Rob Parton’s Big Band of Chicago album, Christmas Time is Here.

About the Artist: Rob Parton

Parton Flugel3Rob Parton is one of Chicago’s busiest and versatile trumpet players. While he is well known as a trumpet artist, performer, and bandleader, he is also active within the academic side of higher education at Capital University in Columbus Ohio. Parton has been the Associate Professor of Trumpet at Capital University in Columbus Ohio since Fall 2010.  Prior to this position, Parton was a tenured, Associate Professor of Jazz Studies and Trumpet in Chicago.

More information available at http://www.robparton.com.

About the Album

The Rob Parton Big Band: “Christmas Time is Here”

Rob Parton’s extra special new Christmas CD features some of the finest Chicago musicians including, Mark Colby, Jim Gailoretto, Mike Smith, Carey Deadman, Tom Garling, Kevin O’Connell, Larry Harris, YL Douglas, Jim Cammack, Stew Miller, Eric Hochberg, Jeremy Kahn, Bob Rummage and many others.  Also check out the special guests Byron Stripling on vocals and trumpet solo and Kristy Parton on vocals!  This is a wonderful CD that will make a great stocking stuffer.

Available on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/christmas-time-is-here/id774510361.