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Ghost Train Orchestra

April 12

Quirky, rollicking and charged, the sound of Ghost Train Orchestra is “a crazy-beautiful living-history lesson” (Boston Globe) sprung forth from the mind of Boston composer and trumpet player Brian Carpenter. This critically acclaimed throwback ensemble delights audiences with music from the Jazz Age, arranging pieces by now-forgotten 1920s composers in Chicago and Harlem. The band’s debut album Hothouse Stomp reached the Top 10 on the Billboard charts and was named “Best of Jazz” by NPR in 2011, thanks to “sharp arrangements…sweet voicings, and fiery rhythms of the original era” (Downbeat Magazine).

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Saturday, April 12 @ 7 PM

Venue: Harold Prince Theatre

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This performance is part of the
Annenberg Center’s Jazz Series.
Media support for the 13/14 Jazz Series
provided by WRTI and City Paper.
The Annenberg Center's Jazz Series is funded in part by the Philadelphia Fund For Jazz Legacy & Innovation of The Philadelphia Foundation and Philadelphia Jazz Project: a project of the Painted Bride Art Center.

Photo credit: Michael Blase

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