University of Portland
11-12-2012
Contact: John Furey, Joe Kuffner

University of Portland to host Jazz Band concert Thursday, Nov. 29 in BC Auditorium

The University of Portland Jazz Band will perform Thursday, Nov. 29 on campus, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd. The concert, set for Buckley Center Auditorium at 7:30 p.m., is free and open to the public.

The newly formed Jazz Band combo II will begin the program with a couple of modern compositions. Then the Jazz Band combo I will perform selected songs from their recent performance at Jimmy Mak’s Jazz Club, located in downtown Portland. The Jazz Band will complete the program with six numbers. The arrangements feature music from the Buddy Rich Band, Stan Kenton Band, as well as some new music by contemporary composers.

For more information, please contact Jewell Yaguchi at 503-943-7228 or yaguchi@up.edu.

The University of Portland is an independently governed Catholic university guided by the Congregation of Holy Cross. U.S. News & World Report ranks the institution as one of the top ten regional universities in the West. It is the only school in Oregon to offer a College of Arts & Sciences, a graduate school, and nationally accredited programs in the schools of business, education, engineering, and nursing.

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