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Ohio Northern University Jazz Band to explore ‘ONU Jazz Through the Years’

Apr 28, 2015

The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents the ONU Jazz Band on Thursday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.

The ONU Jazz Band, under the direction of Mr. David Sycks, will take a stroll down memory lane as it explores “ONU Jazz Through the Years.” The group will play a repertoire from the first days of ONU jazz in the 1960s up to the present, including works by Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton, Count Basie and Chick Corea. Everett Collier, the “golden voice” of jazz, will be the narrator for the evening. Many student soloists will be featured, including trombone virtuoso Ryan Briley, a senior performance major from Lima, Ohio, and vocalist Abbey Altizer, a senior music education major from Centerburg, Ohio.

Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for seniors, $5 for students, and $10 for ONU faculty and staff. The Freed Center box office is open Monday through Friday from noon to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Phone orders are accepted with American Express, MasterCard, VISA or Discover by calling 419-772-1900. Tickets also are available online at www.onu.edu/freed

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The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents the ONU Jazz Band on Thursday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.

The ONU Jazz Band, under the direction of Mr. David Sycks, will take a stroll down memory lane as it explores “ONU Jazz Through the Years.” The group will play a repertoire from the first days of ONU jazz in the 1960s up to the present, including works by Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton, Count Basie and Chick Corea. Everett Collier, the “golden voice” of jazz, will be the narrator for the evening. Many student soloists will be featured, including trombone virtuoso Ryan Briley, a senior performance major from Lima, Ohio, and vocalist Abbey Altizer, a senior music education major from Centerburg, Ohio.

Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for seniors, $5 for students, and $10 for ONU faculty and staff. The Freed Center box office is open Monday through Friday from noon to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Phone orders are accepted with American Express, MasterCard, VISA or Discover by calling 419-772-1900. Tickets also are available online at www.onu.edu/freed

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