PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University VoJazz and WSU Big Band will perform a jazz concert at 8 p.m., Feb. 12, in Kimbrough Concert Hall.
Under the direction of Gus Kambeitz, a WSU instructor, the VoJazz singers will perform an arrangement of the Sting song, “Straight to My Heart,” Miles Davis’ “Seven Steps to Heaven” and Chick Webb’s “Stompin’ at the Savoy.” Then, the VoJazz group of seven singers and three instrumentalists will perform an original composition “Light Through the Glass” by WSU undergraduate Ryan Jesperson. The traditional German drinking song “Du, Du, Liegst Mir Im Herzen,” also will be performed as a mambo.
The WSU Big Band, under the direction of Associate Professor David Jarvis, will perform the Duke Ellington song, “Take the ‘A’ Train” and Bill Holman’s “A View From the Side.” The Big Band’s performance of “First Love Song” will feature pianist Kelvin Monroe.
The concert is free and open to the public.