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Ahhhhh! Jazz, from Ellington to Brubeck,

and sax guest on Jazz Band’s April 27 program


Classic standards – from Duke Ellington’s I Got It Bad to the fast-paced Blue Rondo a la Turk of Dave Brubeck – are on the Manchester College Jazz Band program for Thursday, April 27. The free program in Wine Recital Hall begins at 7:30 p.m.

Guest artist Paul Kober of Chicago will add his alto and tenor sax talents to the mix, for On Green Dolphin Street, Mangione’s Land of Make Believe, Route 66, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, The Girl From Ipanema and Desmond's Take Five

“This concert has something in it for just about every age group and it's all jazz,” says Jazz Band Director Tj Faur.

Kober, of Chicago, plays tenor sax on the albums Play It Again, Sammy and Jazz Alive with Bill O’Connell’s Chicago Skyliners Big Band.


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