Peninsula College Jazz Ensemble to present spring concert Tuesday

Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — The Peninsula College Jazz Ensemble is offering its spring concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Admission will be free to the concert in the Maier Performance Hall on the Port Angeles campus of the college at 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

The concert is part of the annual Peninsula College Student Arts Week.

The ensemble is directed by David P. Jones, music director for Peninsula College.

Featured music will include repertoire from the big bands of Tommy Dorsey (“I’m Getting Sentimental Over You”), Count Basie (“Deedles”), Maynard Ferguson (“A Foggy Day”), Charles Mingus (“Goodbye, Porkpie Hat” and “Better Get Hit in Your Soul”) and John LaBarbera (“Message from Art”).


The band also will play some standards associated with Nat King Cole and the Mills Brothers, and modern classics by Stevie Wonder, Tower of Power, Bud Powell, Freddie Hubbard and Daniel Barry.

This quarter’s concerts feature the vocal talents of Robbin Eaves and Teresa Pierce.

Band members include Teresa Pierce, Bob Bailey, Kevin MacCartney, Richard Thorson, Jared Herr, Tyler Benedict, Elaine Gardner-Morales, J. Foster, Mike Mills and Tor Brandes, all of Port Angeles; Ben Parris, Bob Hagan, Sanford Feibus, Don Smaltz and Duncan Skinner, all of Sequim; John Adams of Port Townsend; and Robbin Eaves of Joyce.

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Last modified: May 30. 2013 3:47PM
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