Big Band Jazz Highlights Spring Concert, Festival
The Alma College Jazz Ensemble performs its annual spring concert at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 14 in the Remick Heritage Center and then hosts the 14th annual High School Jazz Festival on Thursday, April 15.
The Jazz Ensemble, conducted by Carlos Melendez, will present a varied program of big band music by Sonny Rollins, Horace Silver, Chick Corea, Bob Mayer, Thad Jones, Chuck Mangione, Randy Brecker and Pat Metheny.
Tickets for the April 14 concert are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors 62 and up, and free for Alma College staff, students and youth 18 and under. Seating is reserved. Call (989) 463-7304 for ticket information.
Alma College Jazz Ensemble
On April 15, middle and high school jazz ensembles from around the state will join the Alma College Jazz Ensemble for performances from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Remick Heritage Center. The bands will be judged, with awards presented at the end of the day. Admission is free and open to the public.
Posted: Thu, April 8th, 2010 at 9:06AM