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Contemporary Jazz Orchestra

Few sounds equal the thrill of hearing a talented, tight-knit jazz orchestra play live. CJO delivers a swinging rhythm section, high-octane brass and a polished repertoire.

The Contemporary Jazz Orchestra is a 17-piece jazz ensemble, featuring many of the finest musicians in the Bay Area. In the long-standing Monday night tradition of New York's Village Vanguard Orchestra, the CJO has been playing Monday nights at Jazz at Pearl's in San Francisco for ten years.

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Art Pepper Art Pepper
sax, alto
Charlie Christian Charlie Christian
guitar, electric
Oliver Nelson Oliver Nelson
Roy Eldridge Roy Eldridge
Bill Holman Bill Holman
sax, tenor
Mark Colby Mark Colby
Tommy Dorsey Tommy Dorsey