|Nebraska Jazz Orchestra: Christmas and All That Jazz|
November, 2000: PRESS
Celebrating its 25th
Anniversary Season, the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra proudly announces its first
concert of the 2000-2001 season with a program entitled Christmas and All That Jazz, featuring
vocalist Pam Kalal.
The concert will be held at the
Nebraska Jazz Orchestra’s new home, the Cornhusker Hotel, 333 13th
Street, Lincoln, on Tuesday, December 5th at 7:30 p.m.
Priority seating for season ticket members only starts at 7:00-7:15, and
general admission seating begins at 7:15 for tickets purchased at the door.
General admission tickets may be purchased at the concert
or ordered in advance by contacting the business office at Arts Incorporated,
(402) 477-8446, 216 North 11th Street, Suite 202 in Lincoln, NE, 68508-1401.
Tickets purchased at the door are: $7
for students, $12 for senior citizens, and $15 for adults.
Guest Vocalist Pam Kalal,
along with her husband, Jim, has been performing in the Omaha area with their
seven-piece dance/show band for the last nine years. The band “Pam and the
Pearls” play primarily for social and corporate events.
Pam and Jim Kalal have been singing together since 1976, when they met
and performed with the Firehouse Brigade at the Firehouse Dinner Theater.
They have performed on hundreds of radio and television commercial
jingles (local, regional and national) and have sung background vocals on
recordings for the Mannheim Steamroller and C.W. McCall.
They also were in Branson, Missouri recently, where they each had their
own television show on the Americana Television Network
Some of the selections The Nebraska Jazz Orchestra will be featuring include:
“Little Drummer Boy” and “Sister Sadie” arranged by Peter Bouffard,
“Bring A Torch” arranged by Mark Benson, and “Sleigh Ride” by Leroy
Anderson. With Guest Vocalist Pam
Kalal, they include “The Nearness Of You,” “The Christmas Song,” “New
York, New York,” and “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.”
For more information, please
call the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra business office at Arts Incorporated, (402)
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