Thursday, December 08, 2011

Take Five (or Six) with the AM Jazz Band

For its December 8 concert, the AM Band plays six tunes:"Take Five" by Paul Desmond was made famous by the Dave Brubeck Quartet, while "Dat Dere" by Bobby Timmons was played by Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. "Jordu" by Clifford Jordan is best known from the Clifford Brown/Max Roach Quintet.

The band also plays "Jumpin' At The Woodside" by Count Basie and "Song For My Father" by Horace Silver. "Bags' Groove" by Milt Jackson will be played in a head arrangement worked out by the band in rehearsals.

The AM Jazz Band performs on Thursday December 8 at 8 p.m. in the Fulkerson Recital Hall on the HSU campus in Arcata. Tickets are $7 general, $3 students/seniors, from the HSU Ticket Office (826-3928) or at the door. Free to HSU students with ID. Directed by Dan Aldag, produced by the HSU Music Department.

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