Harry James Orchestra continuing January Thaw

Jan 14 2019 | 05:47 AM

HACKETTSTOWN — Centenary Stage Company’s January Thaw Music Festival continues on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. with The Harry James Orchestra in the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ.
Since 1983, The Harry James Orchestra has continued the tradition of mellow arrangements and fine rhythmic playing that first made it famous, and is now under the direction of Harry James' lead trumpet virtuoso, Fred Radke. The Harry James Orchestra plays in the major venues of the United States, including many re-engagements in Las Vegas and Disneyland and tours extensively throughout the world.
Fred Radke is a masterful trumpeter, big-band conductor, musical clinician and educator, recording artist, composer and arranger, and producer. Along with vocalist Gina Funes, Fred has captivated hordes of veteran big-band music fans as well as novice listeners throughout the Pacific Northwest, Canada, and across North America and the Far East. In 2007 he won his third Telly Award, for Visions of Valor, recognizing Medal of Honor recipients. He also won Tellys in 2004 as music director, for the Museum of Flights' Wings of Heroes, and in 2005 for Apollo 13. More recently, in 2009 and 2010, Fred packed the halls of the Montreal Jazz Festival, delighting fans with his Harry James Orchestra.
Tickets for The Harry James Orchestra are $30.00 for adults and $20.00 for children under 12 in advance. As with all jazz, concerts and special events ticket prices increase $5.00 day of. The performance will be held in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ.
For more information or to purchase tickets visit centenarystageco.org or call the Centenary Stage Company box office at (908) 979–0900.
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