An unforgettable night of holiday jazz
Six-time GRAMMY® Award nominee Nnenna Freelon is known worldwide as a compelling and captivating live performer. Freelon’s accolades and awards include performances at The White House; headlining the Asia Pacific Economic Summit for three hundred Presidents, Premiers, and Heads of State; receiving the YWCA of North Carolina’s inaugural “Legend Award” for her outstanding artistry and her dedication to education; and so much more. John Brown Big Band is a professional large jazz ensemble made up of top musicians, specializing in performances of traditional compositions from the Great American Songbook and today’s cutting-edge arrangements. Together, these two forces will bring an unforgettable holiday performance to Kenan auditorium.
Based on CDC guidance and the rising number of COVID-19 cases in North Carolina and elsewhere, UNCW is requiring face coverings in indoor settings, including artistic and performance venues.