|CentreJazz to create Big Band sound
RELEASED: Oct. 17, 2002
DANVILLE, KYThe Centre College Music Program will sponsor a free evening of Big Band jazz featuring the CentreJazz Band on Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Combs Student Activities Center on the Centre campus.
This popular 16-piece big band will perform pieces that represent the whole gamut of jazz history from Duke Ellington and Bix Biederbecke to contemporary pieces ranging in style from Latin to funk.
Featured soloists include: Josh Abbott, Jessica Chisley, Candace Davis, Brandon Floyd, Vince Gerrish, Chris Kramer, Nick Rouse, Jackson Takach and Will Young.
Directed by internationally acclaimed trumpeter and Centre music professor Vince DiMartino, the CentreJazz Band is designed to teach students the skills to interpret music in the jazz idiom and further their performance skills for the future. The band also doubles as the pep band during Centre Family Weekend and Homecoming each year.
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