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The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass

A Very Brassy Christmas

December 11, 2022
Zellerbach Theatre
PLA Presents

Mixing classical, big band jazz and New Orleans swing, this brass ensemble brings together top musicians from across the country for a jazzy holiday celebration. Led by trumpeter Rodney Marsalis, part of the famed first family of jazz, this glorious group will ring in the season with Christmas classics, including arrangements from Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker and Handel's Messiah. Returning to our stage after multiple sold-out performances, don’t miss this festive evening with a dream team of brass players.

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Photo credit: Courtesy The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass