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Location

Burnet Woods Bandstand
Burnet Woods Drive, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Date

Jul 06, 2022

Time

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sound Body Jazz Orchestra at Wednesdays in the Woods

Celebrate everything great about summer outdoors and in-person at Clifton Cultural Arts Center’s spirited series of 11 free weekly concerts. Presented by the Louis & Melba Schott Foundation, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee, CCAC’s 14th annual summer concert series celebrates art, music, community, diversity and connection – all at the historic 1911 Burnet Woods bandstand!

View full Wednesdays in the Woods lineup at cliftonculturalarts.org/wednesdaysinthewoods

About the Band: Sound Body Jazz Orchestra

Formed in 1992 as a collaboration of Cincinnati, Ohio’s, Roger Bacon High School Band Alumni, Sound Body has received tremendous response to its eclectic combination of classic big band swing with contemporary jazz and fusion. The band’s name, adapted from the high school’s Latin motto, “Mens Sana en Corpore Sano” (A Sound Mind in a Sound Body), is quite appropriate, given the powerhouse ensemble work that is the trademark of the 18-piece group.

The jazz orchestra is an original American art form that combines the sheer joy and freedom of jazz rhythms with a rich and powerful orchestral sound. Following in the tradition of the famous jazz orchestras of the 1930s and 40s (commonly known as “big bands”), Sound Body plays an eclectic mix of styles – from classic swing to hard-driving Latin, to lush ballads. But what makes this ensemble unique is the addition of contemporary jazz and fusion tunes from the 1970s to today. The common thread of this broad repertoire: it’s all great dance music!

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