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Summerjazz with the Berkshire Jazz Orchestra

Friday, June 10, 2022 @ 5PM & 8PM

The Berkshire Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Chip Zellner, is known for playing great classic big band music by such names as Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Patsy Kline, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Natalie Cole, Bette Middler, Rosemary Clooney, and Nelson Riddle.

Lead vocalist, Jan Maki showcases selections from the American Song Book. This 17-piece ensemble maintains the tradition of a true jazz orchestra featuring many creative soloists from within each section, performing in the format which connects audiences to the sonic power of a true, Live BIG BAND. Among this group of music professionals are educators, college students, and arrangers who bring new life, anticipation, and energy to the performance. This group of professionals believe in keeping the big band genre fresh and alive! The BJO has performed in New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts for special events, weddings, summer concerts, and festivals since 1987.

Ticket Prices

Regular Adult – $38*
Senior / Student – $35*
Small Group (10-14) – $30*
Large Group (15 or more) – $30 (no ticket fee)
* Plus $2 ticket fee.

Group Tickets Must Be Purchased Directly Through The Nelson Hall Box Office. Please Call (203) 699-5495.

Must Bring Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination & Photo ID to Attend.

Upon arrival, all patrons must provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and, if eligible, under CDC guidance, have ​received a COVID-19 vaccine booster, if eligible. Patrons will not be admitted without a vaccination card or a smartphone photo. Photo IDs are also required. For questions, please contact the Box Office at 203-699-5495. Masks are required at this time.