April 22, 2013
Contact: Chloe Kennedy, News and New Media Writer
The Maryville College Jazz Band will present its 2013 Spring Concert on Thurs., April 25 at 7 p.m. in the Clayton Center for the Arts’ Harold and Jean Lambert Recital Hall.
The event is free and open to the public.
Directed by composer, educator and pianist Dr. Bill Swann, who is also chair of the Maryville College Division of Fine Arts, the band will perform “Sister Sadie” by Horace Silver; “Sunny” by Bobby Hebb; “Philadelphia Mambo” by Tito Puente; “Maiden Voyage” by Herbie Hancock; “Milestones” by Miles Davis; “Cariba” by Wes Montgomery; “Back at the Chicken Shack” by Jimmy Smith; and “Straight Life” by Freddie Hubbard.
Jazz Band members are: Sam Boring ‘13, bass; Ben Cecil ‘13, guitar; Chris Hickman ‘14, drums; Adam Loo ‘14, electric mandolin and electric violin; Colton McNabb ‘13, guitar; Donovan Reeves ‘13, piano; Sam Turpen ‘14, trombone; and Carrie West ‘15, soprano saxophone.
Maryville College is ideally situated in Maryville, Tenn., between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state‘s third largest city. Founded in 1819, it is the 12th oldest institution of higher learning in the South and maintains an affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Known for its academic rigor and its focus on the liberal arts, Maryville is where students come to stretch their minds, stretch themselves and learn how to make a difference in the world. Total enrollment for the fall 2013 semester was 1,168.