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Jazz Ensemble III
To Perform Nov. 23

 MAILED:  Nov. 17, 2004

EAU CLAIRE - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Jazz Ensemble III, under the direction of Dr. Jeffery Crowell, assistant professor of music, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center.

The concert, titled "An Evening with Gil Evans," will feature three pieces either composed or arranged by Evans. The three works represent distinctive styles and traits associated with his writing and arranging.

The program will include "Carmelo's by the Freeway" by Bob Florence, "Mira, Mira" and "Why Bother" by Matt Harris and "The Maids of Cadiz" by Léo Delibes.

The second half of the concert will include "King Porter Stomp" by Jelly Roll Morton and "Us" by Thad Jones. The concert will conclude with "New Rhumba" by Ahmad Jamal, as recomposed by Evans

Tickets, available at the University Service Center, (715) 836-3727 or 1-800-949-UWEC, are $4 for the general public; $3 for those 62 and older, children 17 and younger and faculty and staff with a university ID; or free for students with a university ID.

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Updated: November 17, 2004