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ABAC Jazz Band Concert Free to Public on November 16

November 7, 2017

The Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Choir at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will present an evening of jazz music on Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. in Howard Auditorium on the ABAC campus.

Sponsored by the ABAC Music Program in the School of Liberal Arts, this concert is open to the public at no charge. Dr. Thomas Heflin, Assistant Professor of Jazz, serves as director of the Jazz Ensemble.

The Jazz Ensemble’s performance will feature “One O’Clock Jump,” by the Count Basie Orchestra; “The Rotten Kid,” by Buddy Greco; “The Star-Crossed Lovers,” by Duke Ellington; “Sun Goddess,” arranged by Mike Tomaro and written by Jon Lind and Maurice White of Earth, Wind, and Fire; “A Night in Tunisia,” by Dizzy Gillespie arranged by Michael Philip Mossman; and “I Love Being Here with You,” originally a vocal for Peggy Lee.  ABAC vocalists Asia Bryant, a music-vocal major from Albany, and Shana Morman, a music–vocal major from Valdosta, will perform the piece.

The ABAC Jazz Choir under the direction of Dr. Susan Roe will perform with the Jazz Ensemble on “You’re the Top” and “You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To” by Cole Porter and “How Deep is the Ocean” by Irving Berlin.  The ABAC Latin Jazz Combo will join the Jazz Ensemble for Poncho Sanchez’s “Yumbambe.”

For more information on this concert, interested persons can contact Heflin at (229) 391-5253.
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