The Cleveland Jazz Orchestra (CJO) , under the leadership of Artistic Director Paul Ferguson, performs a Side by Side concert with the Hudson High School Jazz I and Jazz II ensembles on April 13 at 7 p.m. in the Hudson High School Auditorium. Seats are $5 in advance online at or $6 at the door the night of the concert. All seats are general admission.

The professional musicians of the CJO will sit side by side with the student musicians of the high school jazz ensembles. The CJO, Jazz I and Jazz II will perform several selections alone but they will also play several tunes together in an extra-large big band. Prior to the concert, the CJO will provide hands-on instruction to the students during a side by side rehearsal and clinic.