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KSC Jazz Ensemble Showcases Big Band Drummers

KEENE, N.H., 4/12/10 - The Keene State College Jazz Ensemble, directed by Don Baldini, will be performing its final program of the 2009-10 season, “A Tribute to Big Band Drummers,” on Wednesday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m., in the Main Theatre, Redfern Arts Center on Brickyard Pond.

The music on the program features the greatest names and titles in American music, including Duke Ellington’s Things Ain’t What They Used to Be, Woody Herman’s Apple Honey, Buddy Rich’s Norwegian Wood, Stan Kenton’s Here’s That Rainy Day, and Benny Goodman’s Sing, Sing, Sing.

The guest soloists for the program are Bruce Krasin on tenor saxophone and clarinet and drummer extraordinaire Greg Caputo, who regularly works with the Count Basie Big Band, serves as music director with his own big band, and performs with bands in the Hartford, Springfield, and New York City areas.

Admission is $10 for the general public and $5 for KSC students, senior citizens, and youth ages 17 and under. Tickets will be available at the door, or call the box office at 603-358-2168.

Located off Wyman Way, the Redfern Arts Center is accessible to people with disabilities. To request accommodations for a disability, please call the box office at 603-358-2168 prior to the concert.

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