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Curtis Theatre - Brea Civic & Cultural Center
Civic Center Dr. at Birch St. Brea, CA 92821
714-990-7722
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24 reviews
17 stars
Arrive early and visit the Art Gallery across the courtyard - it's free and they have an interesting exhibition showing.
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Parking is free under the Civic Center. You enter between the theatre and the hotel.
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7 stars
attended Feb 25 2012

It was a fantastic show. John Jorgenson is one of the greatest guitarists around as well as clarinetist. While a lot of the music is original it clearly is influenced by Django Reinhart. The young and talented vionlist was amozing and sounded so...continued

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attended Feb 25 2012

I'm a big fan of the quartet, the gipsy jazz style lively and very fun! Second show I've been to and it always amaze me.

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Website

http://www.curtistheatre.com

Quotes & Highlights

Learn more about John Jorgenson on his website .

Description

Walk the streets of 1930s Paris, be transported to Greece, Latin America and back home, in one night, live at the Curtis! Grammy winner John Jorgenson and his Quintet enthrall audiences with original and classic “gypsy jazz” – the dynamic string-driven swing created by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli in 1930s Paris. Virtuosic guitar, clarinet, violin, bouzouki, bass, vocals and percussion take center stage in this upbeat, luxuriant evening of live music.

Wine Tasting Option

Between the two shows at 6:00pm, enjoy an evening of food, wine and entertainment amidst the backdrop of beautiful artwork in the Brea Gallery. Several distinctive wine selections will be paired with foods that complement and enliven the senses.