Jorgensen season opens
Storrs - posted Sep, 03 2013
STORRS- The New Gary Burton Quartet lauches the 2013-14 Jorgensen season on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Doors to the cabaret with cash-only food and drink open at 6:30 p.m. Not one to rest on his seven Grammys and 50 years of knowhow at the heights of the jazz scene, Gary Burton stops on his 70th birthday tour with the New Gary Burton Quartet to kick off Jorgensen’s new season on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at UConn in Storrs. Not your grandfather’s septuagenarian, Burton just released in August his quartet’s second album, “Guided Tour,” and his autobiography, Learning to Listen (Berklee Press). Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts is located at 2132 Hillside Road on the UConn campus in Storrs. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Sandwiches, dessert, alcohol and other beverages can be purchased before the show (cash only). Or pre-orders can be placed at www.jorgensen.uconn.edu. Ticket prices are $60 for table seats, $51, $44 and $40, with some discounts available. For tickets and information, call the Box Office at 860.486.4226, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., or order online at jorgensen.uconn.edu. Convenient, free parking is available across the street in the North Garage.