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Popular Jazz Showcase at BYU Sept. 27

Brigham Young University's School of Music will present the annual Jazz Showcase Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

Tickets are available through the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or at performances.byu.edu for $9 or $6 with student or BYU ID.

The BYU Jazz Ensemble, directed by Mark Ammons, will perform "Intimacy of the Blues" by Billy Strayhorn and arranged by Tommy Newsom, "Lush Life" by Billy Strayhorn and arranged by Phil Wilson, and "Funky Cha-Cha" by Arturo Sandoval featuring an arrangement by Richard Eddy and Arturo Sandoval.

Jay Lawrence will direct the Combo Latino as they perform the southern rhythms of "Pacifico" by Humberto Ramirez and "Slow Visor" by Eddie Palmieri.

The BYU Jazz Voices, directed by Kelly Eisenhour, will perform "Stolen Moments" with music by Oliver Nelson, lyrics by Mark Murphy and arranged by Randy Crenshaw; "Georgia On My Mind" with music by Hoagy Carmichael, lyrics by Stuart Gorrell and arranged by Gene Puerling; and "So Danço Samba" with music by Antonio Carlos Jobim, lyrics by Deodoraes and arranged by Michele Weir.

The Jazz Legacy Dixieland Band, directed by Steve Call, will perform "Basin Street Blues" by Clarence and Spencer Williams, "Way Down Yonder in New Orleans" by Henry Creamer and J. Turner Layton, and "West End Blues" by Joe "King" Oliver.

Ray Smith will direct the popular jazz group Synthesis as they perform "5 ½ Weeks" by T. Nash, "Yesterdays" arranged by Bill Holman and "I Don't Know Why" by Regan Brough.

For more information, contact Ray Smith at (801) 422-3391 or Mark Ammons at (801) 422-4824.

Writer: Brian Rust

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