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Jazz ensembles present fall concert

Jazz ensembles present annual fall concert, Nov. 19

News contact: Laura Hancock | University Advancement
541-962-3585 | lhancock@eou.edu

November 13, 2012
LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) – The EOU Jazz Ensemble will present its fall concert on Monday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in McKenzie Theater in Loso Hall.

The 12-piece group will perform selections by composers Mongo Santamaria, Horace Silver, Thelonious Monk, Eddie Harris and Frank Zappa, as well as instrumental and vocal standards from the “Great American Songbook.”  Matt Cooper, professor of music, is the director.

Also performing will be the EOU Jazz Guitar Ensemble, featuring four guitarists, bass and drums. Arrangements will include several jazz and bossa nova standards.

Admission to the concert is free with donations accepted to benefit EOU’s jazz ensemble programs. For more information, contact Cooper at 541-962-3559.