WASHINGTON, PA (March 4, 2016) – The Jazz Conspiracy brings the spirit of the Swing Era to Olin Fine Arts Center on March 8 in the next installment of the W&J Arts Series.
The show begins at 7:30 p.m. in Olin Theatre. Tickets are required, and can be reserved by contacting Olin Box Office at 724-223-OLIN (6546). Tickets are $12 for regular admission, $10 for seniors, W&J alumni, and non-W&J students, and $7 for children age 12 and younger.
The Jazz Conspiracy (TJC) Big Band is an authentic 16-piece big band performing jazz and swing music with a focus on dance tempos. TJC Big Band and TJC Swingtet (the 8-piece “little Big Band”) have performed concerts and dance shows throughout the Pittsburgh area, including the James Street Gastropub & Speakeasy on the North Side, Jergel’s Rhythm Grill in Warrendale, and Phipps Conservatory in Oakland. The band also has performed at Penn State University Beaver, and Mt. Lebanon High School as well as private functions, weddings, dances and Pittsburgh-area concert series.
The TJC ensembles feature some of Pittsburgh’s finest instrumentalists who frequent such other local groups as Pittsburgh Opera, The Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra, and The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Many of the ensemble members also teach instrumental music at colleges and universities in the Pittsburgh and tri-state area, or run music programs at area high schools.
*The Olin Box Office is open Monday through Friday from noon to 6 p.m., and all day on the day of a show. Olin Fine Arts Center and the Box Office are located at 285 East Wheeling Street in Washington, Pa. 15301, and can be reached at 724-223-6546.
About Washington & Jefferson College
Washington & Jefferson College, located in Washington, Pa., is a selective liberal arts college founded in 1781. Committed to providing each of its students with the highest-quality undergraduate education available, W&J offers a traditional arts and sciences curriculum emphasizing interdisciplinary study and independent study work. For more information about W&J, visit www.washjeff.edu, or call 888-W-AND-JAY.