Four upcoming concerts will put a spotlight on jazz music as student musicians from Missouri Southern offer a wide variety of finger-snapping, toe-tapping standards.
The Jazz Collective will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, in Corley Auditorium. The collective is comprised of several of the university’s jazz combos who recently joined together to record a CD at Winterwood Recording Studios in Eureka Springs, Ark.
Missouri Southern’s Jazz Combos will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in Corley Auditorum. The group will be joined by saxophonist Dr. Carl Knox, director of jazz studies at Central Connecticut State University.
The performance is free and open to the public, but attendees are encouraged to bring canned good or other non-perishable items to donate to Crosslines Ministries.
Jazz & Pizza Night will be offered at 6 p.m. Friday, April 27, at Gusano’s Pizza, 3929 E. Seventh Street. Four student combos will perform. They’ll be joined by vocalist Bailey Roach as well as guest soloist Dr. Carl Knox.
The performance is free and open to the public but you are encouraged to make reservations with Gusano’s at 417-623-9090.
A Jazz Standards concert is planned for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in Corley Auditorium. The Southern Jazz Combo will perform along with vocalist Bailey Roach, trumpeter Mansa Campbell, saxophonist Mark Knowles and guitarist Matthew Clark.
The performance is free, but donations of canned good or other non-perishable items to donate to Crosslines Ministries are encouraged.