Featuring Maurice Hines with John and Leo Manzari
The Columbus Jazz Orchestra’s Swingin’ with the CJO concert series kicks off with a high energy, tour-de-force evening of hot jazz and tap featuring Tony Award-nominee Maurice Hines and the dynamic, rapid-fire tap dancing duo of John and Leo Manzari. Maurice Hines and the Manzari Brothers join Byron Stripling and the 16-piece Columbus Jazz Orchestra for four performances only October 18-21 at the Southern Theatre.
Maurice Hines appeared on Broadway and in touring productions of “The Girl in the Pink Tights” with famed French chanteuse and ballerina, Zi Zi Jeanmaire, “Eubie” and “Sophisticated Ladies,” with his tap-dancing brother, Gregory, “Bring Back Birdie!,” with Chita Rivera and Donald O’Connor; and in productions of “Guys & Dolls” and “Jelly’s Last Jam.” Film and television appearances include Francis Ford Coppola’s “Cotton Club” and over 35 appearances on “The Tonight Show.” Mr. Hines has directed and choreographed national tours including “Uptown It’s Hot,” “Satchmo,” “Harlem Suite,” and the Radio City Spectacular, along with music videos for Quincy Jones, and others.
- Thursday at 7:30 p.m.; Friday & Saturday at 8 p.m.; Sunday at 3 p.m.
- Tickets: $68, $60, $54, $50, $25, $15 (plus a $3 per ticket CAPA facility fee)