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Celebrating the Holidays with Jazz - Rapides Symphony Orchestra

Join the Rapides Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, December 4 at Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center to Celebrate the Holidays with Jazz! This festive concert will feature guest jazz trumpeter Allen Vizzutti.

Allen Vizzutti has visited 40 countries and every state in the Union. Some venues where he has performed are Carnegie Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, the Newport Jazz Festival, the Banff Center for the Performing Arts, the Charles Ives Center, the Lincoln Center in New York, and numerous music festivals (Montreaux Jazz, Teton, Vail, Aspen, and Breckenridge, to name a few).

Allen’s solo jazz recordings include CDs such as “Ritzville”, “Trumpet Summit”, and “Skyrocket”. As Artist in Residence, Allen has taught at various schools and universities. Currently, he holds that position at the University of South Carolina.

While living in Los Angeles during the 1980s, Allen performed in more than 100 motion-picture sound tracks (notably, “Back to the Future” and “Star Trek”) as well as countless TV shows, commercials, and recordings. He worked with Frank Sinatra, Barbra Stresisand, Neil Diamond, Chick Corea, the Commodores, Prince, and many others. His soaring sounds can be heard most recently in both movies and video games. A few of these movie include Furry Vengeance, 40 Days and 40 Nights, Unfaithfully Yours, Gridiron Gang, and Scary Movie Four. Video games having his distinctive notes are Medal of Honor, Gears of War 3, and Halo.

Individual Tickets Available soon.

Later Event: December 10
Cenla Christmas Spectacular