Nova’s Big Christmas Concert, December 17!

The Nova Contemporary Jazz Orchestra’s Christmas Concert is coming soon, on December 17 at 4pm to be exact. Importantly, the method of our Christmas Concert delivery won’t be to put it in a big cardboard box and leave it on your front stoop, making it vulnerable to grinches and thieves who say they’ll “fix it… Continue reading Nova’s Big Christmas Concert, December 17!

NCJO Annual Christmas Concert!

The phrase, “It’s that time of year again,” may mean lots of things, but in this case it means — excitingly — that the Nova Contemporary Jazz Orchestra’s Christmas Concert is coming up. Our concert will take place on Sunday, December 20th, at 4pm at the Saint James Lutheran Church in St. Paul, and it’s… Continue reading NCJO Annual Christmas Concert!

Nova Plays Ellington Tonight!

Tonight, the Nova Jazz Orchestra will be playing selections from Duke Ellington’s arrangement of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite. This will be a joint concert with the Northeast Community Band under the direction of Tim Martin, one of Nova’s fine trumpeters. In addition to other holiday favorites, the Northeast Community Band will perform contrasting versions of Tchaikovsky’s… Continue reading Nova Plays Ellington Tonight!