Jazz pianist Dana Landry will be featured in the Lone Tree Symphony's May 9 concert, “The Three G's,” performing George Gershwin's “Rhapsody in Blue.” Also on the program will be Ferde Grofe's “Grand Canyon Suite” and Louis Morreau Gottschalk's “Night in the Tropics.”
The orchestra is in its 14th season and is led by Lone Tree resident Jacinda Bouton. “This is an opportunity to highlight American music and in particular, American jazz,” she said.
Dana Landry is director of jazz studies and professor of music at the University of Northern Colorado. He teaches graduate courses and jazz piano, directs the UNC Jazz Band and co-leads the Jazz Orchestra. He is also director of the large UNC Jazz Festival and director of the UNC Jazz Press.
Landry has performed with Milt Jackson, Bela Fleck, Eddie Daniels, Rufus Reid and more, across the U.S. and in Europe and Australia.
He is an active classical pianist and appears with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. He has also appeared with the Nashville Symphony, Tennessee Philharmonic and Stones River Chamber Players.
If you go:
The Lone Tree Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. May 9 at the Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree. Tickets cost $12/adults and $6/children, plus a $3 ticket fee and are available at the box office, 720-509-1000 or at LoneTreeArtsCenter.org. For more information about the LTSO, see lonetreesymphony.org.