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Big band music, ’70s jazz on deck for April 29 Jazz Ensemble Concert

Big band dance music of the 1920s through 1940s, seasoned with a little ’70s jazz, will have the Wine Recital Hall audience bouncing in their seats Friday night, April 29.  The Jazz Ensemble Concert on the Manchester College campus starts at 7:30 p.m., directed by TJ Faur, adjunct faculty member. Admission is $3, paid at the door.

The musicians will concentrate on swing, with solos for all nine musicians. The performers are:

Alto Sax: sophomore Abby L. Harper of Grimes, Iowa and first-year student Aimee N. Gerdes of Mishawaka, Ind.

Tenor Sax: sophomore Adam M. Pyle of Huntington

Baritone Sax: first-year student Jon L. Largent of Muncie, Ind.

Trumpet: first-year student Alicia G. Smith of Akron, Ind. and sophomore Carrie B. Fry-Miller of Fort Wayne

Bass: first-year student Michael B. Holler of South Whitley, Ind.

Drums: junior M. Rob Dymond of Chelsea, Mich.

Piano: first-year student Tyler C. Houlihan of Fort Wayne, Ind.

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