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Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos to Present their Spring Concert

May 25, 2012

Carleton College’s Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos will present their final concert of the year at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30 in the Carleton College Concert Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

The Jazz Ensemble, directed by David Singley, presents music both old and new, with selections from the Big Band repertoire of the Swing era, as well as compositions by modern jazz composers. The Carleton Jazz Combos will also perform as part of the concert.

Director David Singley holds degrees from Berkley College of Music and Indiana University, and is an active performer of both pop and jazz music. He has performed in the orchestra pit for such Broadway shows as The Lion King, Hairspray, Chicago, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. He has also performed with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Minnesota Orchestra, and has appeared on National Public Radio’s A Prairie Home Companion. Singly is a published composer and arranger of jazz music, and has produced over a dozen jazz CDs, including his 1997 solo album, How My Heart Sings, which is available at the Carleton Bookstore.

This event is sponsored by the Department of Music. For further information or disability accommodations call (507) 222-4475, or email music@carleton.edu. The Carleton College Concert Hall is located at First Street, between Nevada and Winona Streets, in Northfield.

Written by Alex Korsunsky '12