Jollett, who started out as a writer before deciding to put his words to music, thinks that working with an orchestra presents a unique challenge and opportunity for a songwriter, because theres so much to consider. Theres something about a really big string section thats evocative of something youre just not going to get out of a banjo and an electric guitar, he explains.
The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Tickets range from $24 to $90; for more information, go to www.coloradosymphony.org.
Sat., Jan. 22, 2011