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Jazz Night Features Willamette Musicians

The Willamette University Music Department presents Jazz Night in Smith Friday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 pm. in Smith Auditorium at Willamette. Doors open at 7 p.m. and admission is free.
 
Jazz Night in Smith features the Willamette University Jazz Ensemble directed by Stan Bock, the Willamette Singers directed by Wallace Long, and several jazz combos.
 
The Willamette Singers program will include a Blood, Sweat & Tears arrangement of "God Bless the Child," as well as an arrangement of Stevie Wonder's "Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing."
 
The Willamette Singers is a 17-member vocal jazz ensemble. Their 12th CD, A' Train, was released in 2008 and will be on sale at the concert.
 
The group has performed at regional, national and international conventions of the American Choral Directors Association, the Music Educators National Conference, the Oregon Music Educators Music Association, and the International Association of Jazz Educators.
 
Willamette students Steven Branch and Shauna Carattini from the Salem area will perform in the concert.
 
The public is welcome. For more information call Diane at (503) 370-6255.

11-18-2008