Missouri S&T Jazz Bands to perform at Leach Theatre this month

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On October 14, 2016

2013 11 15 Jazz Concert edit file 367Two Missouri University of Science and Technology jazz bands will hold their fall jazz concert on Friday, Oct. 21. Preceding the concert, the Missouri S&T jazz combo will perform at 6:30p.m.

The performance will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, located at 400 W. 10th St. in Rolla. Tickets are $5 for adults and free for Missouri S&T students with a valid ID and youth age 18 and under. Tickets can be purchased 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Leach Theatre Box Office located inside the main entrance of Castleman Hall facing 10th Street.

The performance will open with the Miner Band performing “Artificial Bebop” arranged by Mark Buselli, “Blaine Street” by Ryan Holmes and “Armando’s Big Band” by Allen Wittig. The Miner Band will finish with a performance of “Aggressive Shuffling” by Tom Kubis.

After a short intermission there will be a special performance by Missouri S&T students Grace Deitzler, a senior in biological sciences, and Daniel Sloan, a senior in biological sciences, who will perform “I Don’t Want to Set the World on Fire” by the Inkspots.

The Joe Band will perform “Children of the Night” arranged by Mark Taylor, “Blue Daniel” arranged by Bill Holman and “Backrow Politics” by Gordon Goodwin. The Joe Band will conclude the concert with a performance of “510 Samba” by Aaron Lington.

The Joe and Miner jazz bands are conducted by David Cress, assistant teaching professor of arts, languages, and philosophy at Missouri S&T.

For more information contact the Leach Theatre Box Office at 573-341-4219 or at leach@mst.edu.

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