Venue Details

35 Star Starred
Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green Street Pasadena, CA 91101
626-793-2122
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Member Tips

Mattey's Mom
Dress to impress - was pleased to see that many people did
info Dec 21 2009 star this tip starred
Mattey's Mom
Enter structure from east side of Civic Auditorium complex - $7, easy entry/exit.
info Dec 21 2009 star this tip starred
Mattey's Mom
Bring a jacket - hall was very cold.
info Dec 21 2009 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Parking was $9 across the street from the Auditorium complex
info Dec 21 2009 star this tip starred
C. Hayes
Food and drink was available and priced very reasonable.
info Dec 21 2009 star this tip starred
Donald Magana
Write your own tip, then hit enter.
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Reviews & Ratings

18 ratings
3.8 average rating
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62 events
33 reviews
132 stars
attended Dec 19 2009

Music was uneven & the program too long - 3 hours & 2 intermissions - the featured band, young musicians & 20 year old jazz artist (sorry I forgot her name & there was... continued

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18 events
6 reviews
7 stars
attended Dec 19 2009

The event was very different this year than it was in years past. The sound was not clear, which for a Jazz show is significant. One of the singers did not button his... continued

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13 events
4 reviews
29 stars
attended Dec 19 2009

Liked the Jazz. Mel Torme's son cleared the room as he neither had any talent or connected with the songs. We didn't see the final act we left after Mr. Torme bombed. ... continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.nutcrackerswings.com/

Description

Pasadena Jazz Orchestra

Redwhite+Bluezz All Stars

Sacred Nation Gospel Choir

Pji Junior Superstars

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Special appearances by*

Maestro Victor Vener

Renee Olstead

Sylvia St. James

James Tormé

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Performing*

The Nutcracker Swings Duke Ellington

A Charlie Brown Christmas Vince Guaraldi

Christmas Favorites

Hosted by: Bryan Gallyot

Executive producer: André Vener

Visit from: Santa Claus

Music director: Paul Lines

About the Ticket Supplier: Pasadena Entertainment

Pasadena Entertainment brings the area's best music, venues, wine and event producers together to create incredible events and lasting memories. What's more, they are local specialists, with the kind of community connections that allow your event ideas to come alive.