Southwest Baptist University News Release
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SBU Jazz Ensemble in concert April 16
BOLIVAR, Mo. – The SBU Jazz Ensemble will be featured in concert under the direction of Dr. Jeffery Waters at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, in Pike Auditorium on the SBU campus.
The 16-piece Jazz Ensemble is the premiere ensemble on campus dedicated to the exclusive study of jazz music and will feature SBU student performers in a program that includes the wide variety of styles associated with today’s big-band jazz ensemble.
The program includes the lively “Choo Choo Ch’Boogie” from the ’40s; a medley of Henry Mancini’s music from the ’50s and ’60s (“Peter Gunn,” “Baby Elephant Walk” and “Pink Panther,” among others); and a number of more contemporary works such as Neil Slater’s “Side Effects” and Craig Skeffington’s “Using the Force.”
Admission is free, and the public is invited. For more information, contact Dr. Jeffrey Waters at (417) 328-1632.
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