Jazz Band

BC Jazz Band to host free concert on Friday, March 4

BC Jazz Band to host free concert on Friday, March 4

Fri Feb 25, 2022

The Brazosport College Department of Music will present a free jazz concert featuring the BC Jazz Band and Jazz Singers on Friday, March 4 at The Clarion at Brazosport College in Lake Jackson. The concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m., is free and the public is cordially invited. 

Selections to be performed by the BC Jazz Band include:

“Cissy Strut” — a classic New Orleans standard by the Meters.

Miners Only” — an easy-groovin’ minor swing tune by Les Hooper.

“Coconut Champagne” — a Maynard Ferguson flagwaver.

“Canal Street Commotion” — a New Orleans-inspired street beat.

“Jo Jo Calypso” — a lighthearted jazz calypso.

“The Woogie” — Wycliffe Gordon’s quirky swing tune.

“Old School” — a funky original by Jeff Jarvis that celebrates old-school funk.

“Blues in the Closet” — an up-tempo blues tune by Oscar Pettiford.

Selections to be performed by the BC Jazz Singers include:

“Cry Me a River” — a beautifully aching torch song recorded by countless jazz artists, including Julie London and Ella Fitzgerald, featuring Jazz Singer Abigail Spates.

“Don’t You Worry About a Thing” – Stevie Wonder’s hit, inspired by Tori Kelly’s recent remake and featuring Jazz Singer Aubrey Turner.

“Got To Get You Into My Life” – based on Earth, Wind, and Fire’s remake of the Beatles’ classic song.

“Footloose” – an energetic version of the classic movie theme song.

For more information about the March 4 jazz concert, call (979) 230-3156.