Homecoming jazz concert is October 12

(10-02-2012)

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A special treat for jazz lovers – the Adams State University Homecoming Jazz Concert begins at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12 in Richardson Hall Auditorium.

This year’s Adams State Exceptional New Alumna, Elizabeth Ford, will sing “How Deep is the Ocean” with the Adams State Big Band. Ford received her bachelor’s degree in music education in 2008, and will receive the award during the Homecoming Awards Banquet preceding the concert.

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The big band will also play popular jazz standards featuring sophomore Angela Prentiss, vocals and 68 West will perform pieces Billy Joel, Sting, Leonard Cohen, and Michael Jackson.

Latin Jazz to classic big band favorites from the Basie, Ellington, and Goodman bands, featuring senior Chelsea Oden, clarinet will be also be performed during the concert.

For more information call 719-587-7621.