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Jazz prodigy Veronica Swift and Benny Green Trio coming to 1200 Club March 14

Mar 12, 2019, 12:27 PM by Kelly Bartnick

JAZZ PRODIGY VERONICA SWIFT STOPS AT THE 1200 CLUB LIVE AT THE HOLLAND THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2019

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Swift brings a rare combination of technical command and depth to her music. She is joined by the Benny Green Trio March 14. 

Omaha Performing Arts presents jazz prodigy Veronica Swift live in its 1200 Club Live at 7:30 PM Thursday, March 14, 2019 in the Scott Recital Hall at the Holland Performing Arts Center. Tickets are now on sale for $40 at TicketOmaha.com, in person at the Ticket Omaha* Box Office inside the Holland Performing Arts Center or by calling (402) 345-0606. 

At just 23, swinging singer Veronica Swift is quickly making her mark on the jazz world. Possessing a rare combination of technical command and depth of feeling that belies her age, she won second place in the prestigious Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition and has performed at top venues across the nation. Swift is joined by renowned jazz pianist, Benny Green and his trio for this one-night-only performance.

A native of Charlottesville, North Carolina, Swift made her recording debut at age 9 and premiered at Jazz at Lincoln Center at 11. The daughter of renowned pianist Hod O’Brien and singer Stephanie Nakasian, Swift has shared stages with Michael Feinstein, Jon Hendricks, Paquito D’Rivera, Esperanza Spalding and Joe Lovano.

The 2018/2019 1200 Club is sponsored by C&A Industries Inc. and Mutual of Omaha. This performance is sponsored by Hilton Omaha. 

The 1200 club transforms the Holland Performing Arts Center’s Suzanne and Walter Scott Recital Hall into a relaxed nightclub setting where patrons can experience performances by nationally and internationally known artists in jazz, blues and comedy. While enjoying the evening’s entertainment, audience members may enjoy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails served right to their candle-lit table.

Other performances this season include:

Storm Large

Friday, March 22, 2019 | 7:30 PM 
Holland Performing Arts Center | Scott Recital Hall

Terrace Martin and Friends

Friday, April 5, 2019 | 7:30 PM
Holland Performing Arts Center | Scott Recital Hall

Velvet Caravan

Saturday, April 6, 2019 | 7:30 PM
Holland Performing Arts Center | Scott Recital Hall

Thornetta Davis

Friday, May 10, 2019 | 7:30 PM
Holland Performing Arts Center | Scott Recital Hall

Alex Gemignani

Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 7:30 PM
Holland Performing Arts Center | Scott Recital Hall

Marilyn Maye

Friday, May 24, 2019 | 7:30 PM
Holland Performing Arts Center | Scott Recital Hall



*Ticket Omaha is the official retail ticket outlet for all performances at the Orpheum Theater and the Holland Performing Arts Center. Tickets purchased from other ticket retailers such as secondary ticket agencies or brokers may be more expensive and may not be valid. Due to the nature of live entertainment, all programs, performers, prices, dates and times are subject to change.