ETBU Jazz Band In Concert, April 12th
MARSHALL, Texas (3/21/13)- The East Texas Baptist University Jazz Band will be in concert on Friday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Marshall Visual Art Center, located at 208 East Burleson in downtown Marshall. The Jazz Band, under the direction of Professor of Music Douglas Lockard, will perform jazz hits from the past and present, opening with swing arrangements of two gospel classics, I’ll Fly Away and Shall We Gather at the River.
Other numbers on the concert include Charlie Parker’s Anthropology, Duke Ellington’s Caravan, Sweet Lorraine, Pick Up the Pieces, and a special tribute to the Blues Brothers. Shelbi Herndon, a sophomore vocal performance major from Gladewater, will be the featured vocalist on George Gershwin’s Summertime. ETBU Instructor of Percussion Anthony Robinson will be featured on vibraphone, performing Hoagy Carmichael’s The Nearness of You and Milt Jackson’s Bags’ Groove.
The concert is sponsored by the Marshall Regional Arts Council. Admission is $5 or free with ETBU I.D. For more information, contact the ETBU School of Fine Arts at 903-923-2158.