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SWOSU Jazz Plans End-of-Year Concert this Sunday

Southwestern Oklahoma State University jazz wraps up the academic year with a swingin’ show this Sunday, April 22, at 3 p.m. in the SWOSU Fine Arts Center Auditorium on the Weatherford campus.

Admission is free, and the public is invited.

SWOSU Associate Professor Dr. Richard Tirk said Jazz Ensemble ‘B’ will kick off the show with a blues by California based composer Aaron Lington.  Their selections will also include the Sammy Nestico sax feature ‘Lonely Street’ with senior computer science major Noah Camp soloing and end with the Weather Report classic, ‘Birdland’. 

Jazz ‘A’ will present a myriad of tunes including Lerner and Loewe’s Broadway hit, ‘It’s almost like being in love’ with sophomore education major Madeline Kimball on vocals and another Broadway duo, Rodgers and Hart’s tune ‘My Romance’ featuring junior music performance major Jordan Irizarry on sax.  Also on the program are newer pieces by Alan Baylock and favorites by Gordon Goodwin and Dizzy Gillespie. 

For additional information, contact the SWOSU Music Department office at 580.774. 3708.