An inspired blend of jazz and classical sounds

  • Julian Cannonball Adderly with Strings Featuring Erica Von Kleist

  • Jazz and Strings Series will pay tribute to legendary saxophonist Julian “Cannonball” Adderley in a concert featuring guest saxophonist and West Hartford native Erica von Kleist and guest trumpet artist Nadje Noordhuis performing alongside Jazz and Strings Artistic Director Gene Bozzi, bassist Rick Rozie, arranger and pianist Walter Gwardyak, and members of the HSO string section. Program highlights will include popular Adderley arrangements such as “Polka Dots and Moonbeams,” “Just Squeeze Me (But Please Don’t Tease Me),” and “I’ve Never Been in Love Before,” as well as original tunes by Erica von Kleist.