Western Maryland College to hold traditional 'Jazz Nite'

November 30, 1992

"Jazz Nite," Western Maryland College's traditional evening o jazz, rhythm and blues and dance music performed by players from the college community will be held Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Decker College Center Forum.

The event is free and open to the public. Dress is casual, and light refreshments will be served.

"The Big Show: Jazz Nite '92" will feature performances by the 20-member WMC Jazz Ensemble and the seven-piece Jazz Workshop, as well as vocalist Sierra Hurtt, a senior theater arts major from Philadelphia.

Selections will include "Just Friends," "Easy Street," "Willow Weep for Me," "Well You Needn't," "Alice in Wonderland" and a reggae arrangement of "The Big Show."

Under the direction of Steven "Bo" Eckard, lecturer in music at Western Maryland and a professional musician known throughout the mid-Atlantic region, Jazz Nite is a showcase for ,, many of the college's best musicians and singers.

The evening offers an eclectic mix of traditional and new jazz and rhythm and blues songs.

"Jazz Nite allows us to show off our best jazz singers and #F players," Mr. Eckard said recently.

For additional information, call the Western Maryland College Music Department, 857-2599, or the Office of Public Information, 857-2294.

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