The Fitton Center For Creative Arts celebrates Dizzy Gillespie

The Fitton Center For Creative Arts will be celebrating the 100th birthday of the great American jazz trumpeter and master of bebop, Dizzy Gillespie on Saturday, November 4th at 7:30 p.m. The first Jazz & Cabaret event of the 2017-2018 season will kick-off with Dizzy Gillespie Night-The John Zappa Quintet with special guest Ignacio Berroa.

The John Zappa Quintet

Join The Fitton Center as local trumpet and percussion virtuoso, John Zappa, leads a jazz quintet to fill the ballroom with the sound of Dizzy’s music. Ignacio Berroa, who was Dizzy’s last drummer, will be joining Zappa and the quintet on stage. This event is exclusive to the Fitton Center and will not be seen anywhere else in Ohio.

The finest jazz, cabaret, and musical theater artists will take the stage in the Fitton Center’s Carruthers Signature Ballroom for this sensational season of Jazz & Cabaret performances.

Pricing for the event is $25 for members and $30 for non-members. There will be a special $15 price for university and high school students. Student ID required. Thank you to our event sponsor: James Winkle and series beverage sponsors: MillerCoors

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Tickets for events and performances can be purchased:

In person at the front desk during business hours.

By phone at 513 863 8873, ext. 110. By mail, with a ticket order form to 101 S. Monument Avenue, Hamilton OH, 45011

At the Fitton Center Box Office one hour prior to each performance.If accessible seating accommodations are needed, please call the front office when ordering tickets.