A three-part celebration starting with the music that defined the Roaring Twenties. First, listen to music of the era in the concert hall, such as George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and An American in Paris. Then, foxtrot on the Plaza to the JT & Friends band, and finally, enjoy the landmark 1927 silent film It starring Clara Bow, accompanied on the organ by Dennis James.

Carl St.Clair, conductor
Jeffery Biegel, piano
John Tu and Friends, band
Dennis James, organ
Pacific Symphony

Program Part I:
GERSHWIN: Rhapsody in Blue (Paul Whiteman Band version)
Antheil: A Jazz Symphony (1925 version) **
GERSHWIN: An American in Paris
Additional works to be announced

Part II:
Foxtrot on the Plaza to the sounds of John Tu and Friends band

Part III:
Landmark silent film of the 20s accompanied on the organ by Dennis James

Preview Talk at 7 p.m. with host Alan Chapman