High: 69°F ~ Low: 51°F
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Marshall is jazzPosted Friday, November 12, 2010, at 6:11 PM
Marshall has jazz in its bones.
It's there in our past -- the town produced one of the top jazz performers of the era in Bob James -- and it's present on the square when the Municipal Band plays and in auditoriums when the Community Chorus decides to swing.
And it's getting a new boost with the coming of age of Missouri Valley College's Jazz Band, which will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, in Eckilson-Mabee Auditorium on the MVC campus.
The group's first public performance this fall was at the MVC Fall Showcase. It played again at the Marshall Cultural Council's Dinner and a Show fundraiser.
Director Garry Anders has a passion for jazz and a passion for teaching -- and the result is evident when his bands take the stage.
The concert Sunday will be a chance for more people to see the group in action.
If you love jazz, you'll want to be there.
New arts organization launches fundraising efforts:
Showing comments in chronological order
[Show most recent comments first]
- Blog RSS feed
- Comments RSS feed
- Send email to ERIC CRUMP
Eric Crump is a former editor of The Marshall Democrat-News. He lives elsewhere now but still loves Marshall and Saline County. He's trying to catch up on all the stories he should have written while he was on staff.
Hot topicsTime for a new preservation effort?
(12 ~ 2:02 PM, Mar 29)
The hospital quandary
It froze on my parade!
St. Peter's musical Michael Jordan leaves the stage behind
'Brother against brother' is more than a textbook cliche