Dates & Times:
Canadian Western Bank Lounge, ENMAX Centre June 14, 7:30 p.m.

JOHNNY SUMMERS & THE CALGARY JAZZ ORCHESTRA

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The Calgary Jazz Orchestra, (CJO) has grown in popularity, becoming a Western Canadian favourite with a full house at every show. Actively highlighting a number of Calgary jazz musicians, the CJO is comprised of the city's finest professionals, residing as an iconic ensemble for the jazz community. The rich, acoustic traditional Big Band sound emanates from the stage with their high energy, passion and love of music that is shared with the audience. Johnny Summers, founder and artistic director, works closely with members of the CJO creating original arrangements, orchestrations and compositions that highlight specific members and sections of the ensemble. This collaboration showcases their unique qualities of sound, allowing for the highest levels of performance in each program. Currently in their thirteenth concert season, the CJO have been the featured ensemble for 2- full length professional recordings, of which have received multiple awards including 5 Global Music Awards, and 1 Gospel Music Award. 

"These guys can really swing, the solos were incredible." "An amazing concert!"- CJO Fan base