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Valorie Coleman
Public Relations Director
College of the Ozarks
Point Lookout, MO 65726
Office: (417) 690-2212

December 02, 2019

College of the Ozarks Jazz Ensemble to perform Thursday, Dec. 12

C of O Jazz Ensemble performsJay Parks, music adjunct instructor, plays with the College of the Ozarks Jazz Ensemble.

POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — The College of the Ozarks Jazz Ensemble will present a concert on Thursday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jones Auditorium on campus. The concert is free and open to the public.

The College of the Ozarks Jazz Ensemble is a high energy group comprised of both non-music and music majors performing a wide variety of jazz styles, including swing, funk, rockabilly, and shuffle.

“Come and join the College of the Ozarks Jazz Ensemble for a great evening of live, big band jazz,” said Dr. Kevin Powers, assistant professor of music and director of bands. “The concert will feature talented C of O students along with gifted members of our music faculty, including jazz vocalist Rebecca Claborn. Ms. Claborn has sung opera and jazz throughout the United States. You do not want to miss her performance with us!”


"Let it Snow!  Let it Snow!  Let it Snow!" by Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne, and arranged by Alan Baylock

"Senor Mouse,” by Chick Corea and arranged by Mike Tomaro 

"Hunting Wabbits,” by Gordon Goodwin

"The First Noel," arranged by Bob Curnow

"Something's Gotta Give,” by Johnny Mercer and arranged by Dave Wolpe

"Gorilla Man Blues,” by Mark Taylor

"Somewhere," from "West Side Story" by Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, and arranged by Roger Holmes

"Good King Wenceslas,” arranged by Paul Clark


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