What a phenomenal night!
This year’s NOVA Jazz Night at The Carlyle Club in Alexandria, Virginia was a treat! The evening’s theme was Swing Revival tunes from the 1990’s featuring music from famous by bands including, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, the Brian Setzer Orchestra, Lou Bega, and the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies.
The first jazz combo, Baby Shark Jazz Quintet, an ode to the Nationals recent World Series Win, performed:
My Favorite Things, Barbados and Equinox.
The second quartet, The Downstairs Guys performed, Black Orpheus, Baby Why? (original), St. Thomas and Mr. P.C.
Our third Jazz combo, the Are You Serious? performed Four Brothers and Triste.
The evening ended with The NOVA Nighthawks Jazz Ensemble performing a wonderful set list including:
Go Daddy-O, Hey Pachuco, As Long As I’m Singing (vocal), Yellow Days (vocal), Mambo No. 5, Jump, Jive, and Wail, Route 66 (vocal), Zoot Suit Riot, and Rock This Town.
What a wonderful response! A great night had by all!
Our Next NOVA concert will be at 8:00pm, December 10th at The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall! JOY TO THE WORLD! A Holiday College Concert featuring the NOVA Community Chorus, The Nighthawkes Jazz Ensemble and the NOVA Community Band!