Make a donation to the SJO by May 7, 2021 and you could win a 30-minute virtual one-on-one session with GRAMMY award winning jazz pianist and composer Billy Childs. We’re thrilled to [...]
WHAT IS Symphonic Jazz?
Have you ever heard Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue? If not, take a listen.
If so, then you’ve heard Symphonic Jazz. Coined by the American band leader Paul Whiteman in the early 1920s, Symphonic Jazz is an innovative hybrid form of music blending the worlds of jazz and classical music.