Orlando Jazz

The Orlando Jazz Orchestra presents a tribute to composer Henry Mancini on Monday, March 20, at the Brannon Center.

The Orlando Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Greg Parnell, presents a tribute to composer Henry Mancini from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, March 20, at the Brannon Center, 105 S. Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach. Doors open at 2:30 p.m.

This show celebrates the compositions of Mr. Mancini from his early work with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, including music from the film “The Glenn Miller Story,” to his memorable melodies from TV and film classics such as “Peter Gunn,” “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” “The Pink Panther” and many more. A concise narration throughout the show includes historical information about Mr. Mancini’s very successful career, from his childhood in Pittsburgh to his stardom in Hollywood.

The program includes “The Pink Panther Theme,” ”The Days of Wine and Roses,” “Moon River,” “Charade,” “Baby Elephant Walk,” “Too Little Time,” “The Sweetheart Tree” and many others. Featured singer is Mr. Parnell's wife Amy Parnell, who has starred in several plays in the past at the Little Theatre.

Tickets are $15 plus tax at brannoncenter.com or call (386) 410-2880.

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