FOR CALENDAR EDITORS: JAZZ BAND CONCERT
WHAT: From a swinging update of a big band classic to a unique spin on an Oscar-winning favorite, SUU’s Jazz Band Concert is the place to be for a sizzling evening of musical entertainment. Led by Dr. Thomas Herb, the Jazz Band program includes “Sing, Sang, Sung,” an update of Benny Goodman’s “Sing, Sing, Sing,” “Goomba, Boomba,” a classic Mambo by Billy May, and a sophisticated reworking of “Beauty and the Beast” from the beloved Disney film.
WHO: Southern Utah University, College of Performing and Visual Arts, Music Department
WHEN: Tuesday, November 9, 2010
WHERE: The Living Room, Sharwan Smith Center, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT
TICKETS: Phone: Arts Hotline: (435) 865-8800 or visit: www.suu.edu/arts
PRICES: Free and the General Public is encouraged to attend.
KICK BACK, RELAX AND GROOVE
TO SUU’S JAZZ BAND CONCERT
“WHERE MUSIC SIZZLES!”
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2010
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: From a modern swinging update of a big band classic to a unique spin on an Academy Award-winning favorite, SUU’s Jazz Band Concert is the place to be for a sizzling evening of musical entertainment. The Music Department of Southern Utah University’s College of Performing and Visual Arts invites all to kick back and enjoy the sounds on Tuesday, November 9, 2010, in the Living Room at SUU’s Sharwan Smith Center. The music commences at 7:30pm and the concert is free and open to the public.
Under the direction of Dr. Thomas Herb, the SUU Jazz Band performs a scintillating program that includes “Sing, Sang, Sung,” Gordon Goodwin’s incredible update of Benny Goodman’s “Sing, Sing, Sing.” The evening also features “Goomba, Boomba,” a classic Mambo by Billy May, the Afro-Cuban styled “The Dance of Denial” by Michael Philip Mossman, and Gordon Goodwin’s sophisticated reworking of “Beauty and the Beast” from the beloved Disney classic film. Additional highlights are evocative versions of “Brass Roots,” “I’ve Never Been in Love Before,” and “Roll ‘Em.” The program is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser and not to be missed.
To enhance the enjoyment of the Jazz Band Concert, the campus Starbucks, immediately adjacent to the Living Room, will be open for the performance beginning at 7pm. To accompany the sizzling sounds of jazz, hot beverages and select sweets will be available for purchase. Tasty non-coffee products including Caramel Apple Cider, Streamers (steamed milk and flavoring of choice), and Vanilla or Strawberry Happuccinos are on the menu for the concert.
For an evening of great music, plan on attending the Jazz Band Concert. For more information on the SUU College of Performing and Visual Arts events, please call the Arts Hotline at (435) 865-8800, or visit www.suu.edu/arts.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE
The Southern Utah University College of Performing and Visual Arts is comprised of nationally accredited departments of Art and Design, Music, Theatre Arts and Dance, as well as a graduate program in Arts Administration. The College offers 16 different degree areas, including liberal arts Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees; professional Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Fine Arts in art and theatre degrees; and a Master of Fine Arts in Arts Administration degree. More than 60 full- and part-time faculty and staff are engaged in teaching and mentoring over 550 majors in the College. Over 1100 students enroll each year in over 195 arts classes on the SUU campus. The College presents 100 performances, lectures, presentations, and exhibitions each year. The College’s affiliate organizations include the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, American Folk Ballet, Utah Shakespearean Festival, the performance group Acclamation, and the SUU Ballroom Dance Company. For more information about the College of Performing and Visual Arts, contact the Office of the Dean (435) 865-8561, or by e-mail at email@example.com.