The Kaskaskia College Music Department will present its first instrumental concert of the 2013-2014 season on Tuesday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Jane Knight Auditorium. The Concert will feature the Kaskaskia College Concert and Jazz Bands under the direction of Professor Cliff Jourdan.
Concert Band Highlights Include: “An Merican Fanfare” by Rick Kirby, “Highland Dance” by Larry MacTaggart, Jerry Bilik’s “Block M Concert March”, Robert W. Smith’s “Solaris”, “Silence Overwhelmed” by Brian Balmages, and “Strike Up the Band” by George and Ira Gershwin arranged by Warren Barker.
Jazz Band Highlights Include: “Swanee River” by Stephen Foster, “Let’s Dance” by Bennie Goodman featuring Steve Marr on clarinet, “Out Back of the Barn” featuring Larry Wells on baritone sax, “Doozy” by Benny Carter and “Basin Street Blues” by Spencer Williams.
The concert is free and open to the public with a reception to immediately follow for performers and patrons.