This program is over. Hope you didn't miss it! Browse other programs we offer Jazzed About Art: Jazz Appreciation Month 2022-2023 Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra In-Person Concert Series Weekend Performance Saturday, April 1, 2023 - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET Code: 1P0780 Location: National Museum of Natural HistoryBaird Auditorium10th St & Constitution Ave, NWMetro: Federal Triangle Select your Tickets $20 Member $25 Non-Member Resize text Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra in concert (Photo: Jaclyn Nash) Under the artistic direction of maestro Charlie Young, the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra has celebrated some of the greatest jazz music throughout its 32-year history as one of the crown jewels of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. This SJMO season promises to continue that tradition in a series of standout concerts, all of which are held in person. To kick off the annual worldwide celebration of jazz, the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra offers a soundtrack filled with rhythm, texture, and color as it showcases the work of prominent 20th–century visual artists including William Sharp, John Fenton, and Romare Bearden. "Be-Bop" by Dizzy Gillespie, "Crying and Singing" by McKinney's Cotton Pickers, and "Kingdom of Not" by Sun Ra are among the musical selections. 2022-2023 Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra Concerts February 18: Mamie Smith, Bessie Smith, and the Centennial Year of Race Records June 10: Duke Ellington General Information This concert will be held at the Baird Auditorium at the National Museum of Natural History. Refer to our health and safety information for in-person programs. No series tickets are available.