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The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass

December 7  Tuesday at 7:30 pm

AKRON CIVIC THEATRE

From American musical family royalty

Enjoy jazz, classical & more with the world’s premier large brass ensemble

"No one plays absolutely beautifully all the time ... unless you're my cousin Rodney," claims Wynton Marsalis. New Orleans swing, classical, and big band combine for a blockbuster holiday celebration featuring the world’s premier large brass ensemble. The festive setting? Akron’s newly restored and expanded Civic Theatre.

Ditch the carols and swing with us. 

Watch The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass perform.

ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE

Enjoy holiday favorites – including selections from the Nutcracker and Messiah – along with favorites from West Side Story and more ("When the Saints Go Marching In” is a can't-miss!). 

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ABOUT THE RODNEY MARSALIS PHILADELPHIA BIG BRASS

The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass is America’s premier large brass ensemble. A group that always reflects the diverse makeup of men and women in the American culture, RMPBB is dedicated to the notion that music is a gift to be enjoyed by everyone.  The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass is a family-owned and operated business that had its beginnings on the streets of New Orleans. On the advice of family patriarch Ellis Marsalis, the group created a concert format that breaks the usual barriers between genres and strives to create a connection between the audience and performers.

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