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BC Jazz Band to perform July 7 at the Clarion

BC Jazz Band to perform July 7 at the Clarion

Tue Jun 27, 2017

The Brazosport College Department of Music will host a summer jazz concert by the Brazosport College Summer Jazz Band at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, July 7 at The Clarion at Brazosport College.

The concert is free and the public is cordially invited.

“Come continue the post Fourth of July celebration with some of America’s classical music – jazz,” said BC Jazz Band Director Richard Birk. “We’ll be playing everything from big band standards to brand new selections for contemporary jazz ensemble. There will be a little something for everybody.”

Some of the selections to be performed by the BC Summer Jazz Band include Count Basie’s “Shiny Stockings;” Cole Porter’s classic from the “Great American Songbook,” “You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To;” the Sydney (Australia) Jazz Orchestra’s fiery Latin chart, “Mambino;”the Meters’ funky New Orleans standard, “Cissy Strut;” an updated version of the Miles Davis/Gil Evans collaboration, “New Rhumba;” Dave Brubeck’s iconic cool jazz classic, “Take Five;” and Wynton Marsalis’ raucous “Sanctified Blues.”

For more information about the summer jazz concert on July 7, call (979) 230-3658.