Bringing the Blues

December 3, 2012, 2:40 PM HST (Updated December 3, 2012, 2:42 PM)

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

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.







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