Jazz Ensemble to offer free Fall Quarter Concert

PORT ANGELES — Peninsula College Jazz Ensemble’s free “Fall Quarter Concert” will take place at 7 tonight.

The show will be in Maier Performance Hall on the Port Angeles campus at 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., under the direction of David P. Jones.

The concert will feature Robbin Eaves on vocals and a 13-piece jazz band. The band will perform music by George Gershwin, Sigmund Romberg, Sonny Rollins, Kenny Dorham, Lennie Niehaus, Bart Howard, Les Sabina and three world premieres by David P. Jones.

Eaves, accompanied by a smaller version of the band, will sing “September Song,” “Everybody Loves My Baby” and the R&B classic “This Christmas.”

Performers are from across the North Olympic Peninsula.

From Port Angeles are Kevin MacCartney (tenor sax), Dick “Doc” Thorson (tenor sax), Jim Bradbury (trumpet), Marge Rosen (drum set) and Jones (keyboards/director). Sequim provides Jayne Morrison (alto sax), Anton Hilmisson (alto sax), Dan James (trumpet), Jeff Dingle (trombone), Tom Hartig (trombone) and Kendall Melton (bass) while John Adams (alto sax, alto clarinet and bass clarinet) hails from Port Townsend and Dan Powell (trombone) makes the journey from Marrowstone Island.

Vaccinations, masking and social distancing are not required to attend the performance, but the college supports efforts to keep employees and guests safe.

For more information, contact Jones at 360-417-6405 or djones@pencol.edu.

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