ETBU Jazz Band In Concert at The Marshall Grand on November 8th
MARSHALL, Texas (11/04/13)- The East Texas Baptist University Jazz Band will be in concert on Friday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m. at The Marshall Grand, located at 210 East Houston Street on the square in downtown Marshall. Admission is $5 or free with ETBU I.D.
The ETBU Jazz Band, under the direction of Professor of Music Douglas Lockard, will perform jazz hits from the past and present, opening with Count Bubba by modern big band composer Gordon Goodwin. The concert will continue with Wes Montgomery’s West Coast Blues, the standard Autumn Leaves, and a creative arrangement of The Beatles’ Come Together.
Shelbi Herndon, a junior vocal performance major from Longview, will be the featured vocalist on the Michael Bublé hit Feeling Good. Senior music education major David Buroker will be the featured alto sax soloist on the jazz classic Lover Man. Other tunes on the program include Esperanto, Talk is Cheep, Chicago’s Make Me Smile, and the Benny Goodman arrangement of Sing, Sing, Sing.
The concert will serve as the inaugural musical event in the Marshall Grand, a recent gift to the University. A reception will follow the concert. Admission is $5 or free with ETBU I.D.
For information contact the ETBU School of Fine Arts at 903-923-2158.