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Fall 11-2008


Flyer for the University Jazz Bands' Fall Jazz Concert. Long horizontal photo of members University Jazz Band One.

News Release for the concert:

Jazz Up the Season With Cal Poly's Annual Fall Jazz Concert Dec. 5

SAN LUIS OBISPO – A young, fresh approach to one of America's great art forms – jazz – will be presented by the Cal Poly jazz ensembles at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, in the Spanos Theatre at Cal Poly.

The ensembles, two big bands and a combo, will show how jazz is being reinvigorated by the next generation, according to Paul Rinzler, director of jazz studies.

Cal Poly student-musicians will perform a jazz arrangement of Van Morrison's "Moondance," a big band funk piece titled "Kickin' and Screamin'," as well as additional contemporary and traditional jazz standards, including Duke Ellington's "Don't Get Around Much Anymore."

Tickets for the concert are $10 for the public, $8 for senior citizens and Jazz Federation members, and $6 for students. They are on sale at the Performing Arts Ticket Office from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. To order by phone, call SLO-ARTS (756-2787).

Patrons who buy season tickets to four Music Department events through the Performing Arts Ticket office will receive a 10 percent discount; a 15 percent discount is given to those who buy tickets to five or more events.

The concert is sponsored by Cal Poly's Music Department, College of Liberal Arts and Instructionally Related Activities program. For more information, call the Music Department at 756-2406.