Evangel University Jazz Orchestra to perform Christmas concert Dec. 10
December 3, 2013 | Michaela Smith
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. –– The Evangel University Jazz Orchestra will perform a Christmas concert featuring jazz vocalist Kate Jones on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will take place in the Barnett Recital Hall.
This event is open to the public, and there is no cost for admission.
Jones is a former student of Joel Griffin, the jazz orchestra director. She has made a name for herself by performing in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
“Kate is a true jazz singer,” Griffin said. “It’s a rare opportunity to hear real jazz, with a real jazz vocalist, in Springfield.”
- Christmas Time Is Here
- Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
- Christmas The Joy And Spirit
- The Christmas Song
- Jingle Bells (featuring Kate Jones)
- Let It Snow (featuring Kate Jones)
- Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (featuring Kate Jones)
- Fascinatin’ Rhythm (featuring Kate Jones)
- Polka Dots and Moonbeams (featuring Kate Jones)
“The concert will feature big-band vocal arrangements of many classic Christmas songs,” Griffin said. “It will be a great night of great music. I hope we pack the place and everyone enjoys a swinging evening!”
For more information about the concert, contact Lynne Hall at (417) 865-2811, ext. 7212.