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GSO Jazz! Plays the music of The Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Vanguard Orchestra

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Tickets are available from $15-$45

With a five-decade presence in New York City, the ever-evolving Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Vanguard Orchestra has had a lasting presence on the jazz scene. Their recorded works have received critical acclaim and numerous Grammy award nominations and a pair of wins in the “Big Band” category.

Enjoy an evening of exploration of their influential catalog of music with the big band of GSO Jazz! at the Strand.


Music to be selected from the following*

A Child is Born

Ahunk Ahunk

All of me

Don’t Git Sassy

Groove Merchant

Little Pixie II

Little Pumpkin

Low down

Biddle De Bop Samba

This Bass Was Made for Walkin

To You

*All music selections performed are announced from the stage and may occur in a different order. All listed music may or may not be performed. Additional selections not listed here may be added.

Featured Artists

GSO Jazz!

Sam Skelton, GSO Jazz! Director







Venue Information

Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre

Strand Theatre









  • Type: Jazz,Pops
  • Time: April 13, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Venue:The Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre
  • Duration:Approximately 2 hours