It's a Jazzy Christmas! at Massry Center

Massry Picotte recital hallThe annual "It's a Jazzy Christmas!" concert at the Massry Center at Saint Rose is coming up soon -- December 4. It's a fun show, and great for kids. Blurbage:

A Celebration of Vince Guaraldi's Holiday Jazz Music," a "high smileage," family-friendly evening of Guaraldi's signature style of jazz made famous in the "Peanuts" holiday specials. The Peanut Gallery Jazz Band will take concertgoers on an interactive musical journey reminiscent of 1940s radio serials, evoking images and emotions from an innocent childhood and days gone by. Guaraldi's music from the "Peanuts" specials makes this concert perfect for the jazz lover and the entire family, just in time for the holidays with all new elements this year making the show even better!

There's a milk-and-cookies reception after the show.

The show is Friday, December 4 at 6 pm. Tickets are $20 / $10 students / free for kids 5 and under (ticket required). It's a popular show and often sells out.

Comments

It USED to be an even better show for kids, when it was on a Saturday afternoon... now that they've moved it to a Friday evening*, it's not so great. I guess with such high demand, they could absorb the loss of the truly young set who can't stay out until 8 or 9PM. I do wish they would expand the engagement, though, with at least one afternoon matinee, because it's a delightful show!

* Yes, I'm fully aware of how old it makes me sound to describe 6PM as "the evening".

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