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Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green Street Pasadena, CA 91101
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3.8 / 5 Rated by 18 members
Review from Mattey's Mom
73 events 44 reviews

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

reviewed Dec 19 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from C. Laine Julian
18 events 6 reviews

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

reviewed Dec 19 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from jacstraw
13 events 4 reviews

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

reviewed Dec 19 2009 report as inappropriate
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Pasadena Jazz Orchestra

Redwhite+Bluezz All Stars

Sacred Nation Gospel Choir

Pji Junior Superstars


Special appearances by*

Maestro Victor Vener

Renee Olstead

Sylvia St. James

James Tormé



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

<em>Company</em> Shen Yun: <em>Experience a Divine Culture</em> Lionel Richie & Mariah Carey St. Paddy's Trackside Celebration Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater <em>Night of Destruction</em>