Jazz Band

BC Jazz Band & Jazz Singers to perform April 29 at the Clarion

BC Jazz Band & Jazz Singers to perform April 29 at the Clarion

Tue Apr 26, 2022

The Brazosport College Jazz Band and Jazz Singers will perform their Spring Jazz Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 29. 

The show, which will be at The Clarion at Brazosport College, is free to the public.

Selections to be performed at the April 29 show include:

“Moanin”’ Charles Mingus’ rollicking swinger originally recorded on his “Blues and Roots” album in 1960.

“Hola! Senor Loco” — A crazily festive Latin original by Victor Lopez.

“No Moon at All” — A mambo setting of this classic jazz standard that has been recorded by the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Mel Torme, Julie London and Diana Krall.

“The Jazz Police” — A scorching rocker by famed big band leader Gordon Goodwin.

“Road Song” — One of jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery’s signature songs.

“The Lonely Bull” — Originally recorded by Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass, this is an updated ska version of Alpert’s hit.

“I Get a Kick Out of You” — Jazz singer/pianist Jamie Cullum’s up-tempo arrangement of this Cole Porter classic.

“Bugle ‘N’ Boogie” — A trumpet section feature in the Big Band style of the 1940s by Rob Vuono Jr.

“It’s Not Polite to Point” — A medium swing workout for the trombone section by Gordon Goodwin.

“I Can’t Believe That You’re in Love with Me” — The New York Voices’ hard-swinging arrangement for vocal jazz quartet and big band.

“Honk!” — A funky original by Philadelphia native Jeff Jarvis.

For more information, call (979) 230-3658.