The West Texas Jazz Orchestra (WTO) will perform at the Odeon Theater in Mason, Saturday, August 18 at 7:00 PM. Orchestra leader James Bode has invited area school band members to join them prior to the performance for their rehearsal. Rehearsal begins at 4:30 PM.
The rehearsal is only offered to junior high, high school and college students and is free. Tickets for the 7:00 performance are $15 and $10 for students.
Bode has, for years, been collecting original arrangement by some of the greatest big bands that have ever performed. They will be performing music by Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Glen Miller and many more. Call 325 347 6781 for reservations and information.