Southeastern hosts 'Out-ra-Jazz' concert April 28
Contact: Christina Chapple
HAMMOND – Jazz Ensemble One, Southeastern Louisiana University’s premier jazz ensemble, will present “Out-ra-Jazz,” an evening of live jazz, spanning the spectrum of styles from rock to Latin, swing to funk, April 28 at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts.
The concert is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at the downtown Hammond theater, 220 E. Thomas St. General admission is $5. All students with I.D. will be admitted free.
Director Glen Hemberger said the program will include “Ol’ Man River: by Hammerstein and Kern, “Cherokee” by Ray Noble, the Pat Metheny classic “Minuano,” “Computer” by Bob Mintzer, and Gordon Goodwin’s famed Latin tune, “Samba del Gringo.”
“Our outstanding vocal soloist Iuliia Alyeksyeyeva will also be featured, singing the Duke Ellington hit, ‘It Don’t Mean a Thing if it Ain’t Got that Swing,’” Hemberger said. “Rounding out the evening will be Miles Davis’ ‘Four,’ featuring our trombone section.”