Bringing the Blues
by Kristin Hashimoto
Old school soul is coming your way with the University of Hawai’i at Hilo’s Jazz Orchestra Rhythm and Blues Revue.
On Thursday December 6, at 7:30 p.m., enjoy live performances of rock-jazz and soul music with renditions from artists such as Duke Ellington, Luiz Bonfa, Aretha Franklin and Tower of Power.
A special tribute to the Blues Brothers will also be performed with guest vocalists Justin Chittams, Scott Wuscher, Eva Gonzalez, Chris Tomich, Lilinoe Kauahikaua, Kimo Apaka, Cristina Hussey, and Le’a Gleason; Dori Yamada choreographs.
The Jazz Orchestra is under the direction of Trever Veilleux. Performance is open seating and tickets are $7 general and $5 discounted. Tickets can be purchased online at http://hilo.hawaii.edu/depts/theatre/tickets/.
The box office is open from Tuesday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For further information, call the box office 808-974-7310.
The UH Hilo Performing Arts Center is located at 200 West Kawili Street in Hilo.