Venue Details

47 Star Starred
Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green Street Pasadena, CA 91101
626-793-2122
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We manged to save a few bucks by stopping in at one of the cafe's and validating.
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Karina_90241
I wore I walked in with a scarf, big coat, and heels. The scarf and coat came off quickly because it got pretty warm under all those lights! The shoes were the worst of all. Do not wear high heels. .
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Reviews & Ratings

18 ratings
3.8 average rating
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66 events
40 reviews
133 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 NO program!) were terrific. The choir was a bit over the top, and Mel Torme's...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 bottom button, tuck his shirt in, or wear an undershirt, and so the entire...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. Renee Olmstead was very good although the announcer didn't manage to give us...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.