VoJazz-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The vocal jazz ensemble VoJazz will showcase vocal, instrumental, solo and duet jazz literature in a free, public concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in Bryan Hall at Washington State University.

VoJazz is made up of 10 vocalists and three instrumentalists (piano, bass, and drums). This is the final VoJazz concert of the school year.

Detail of WSU’s VoJazz ensemble.

The group will perform Jennifer Barnes’ arrangement of “Brazasia,” written by Yatuka and Oscar Castro-Neves; Gene Puerling’s arrangement of “Georgia on My Mind;” and “Nature Song,” arranged by Kerry Marsh. The vocalists of VoJazz will sing Larry Lapin’s a cappella arrangement of “The More I See You.”

The vocal quartet will perform Anita Kerr’s silky arrangement of “Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe.” The concert will feature vocal solos and duets including “Route 66,” “Don’t Know Why,” “Autumn Leaves” and “Ain’t No Sunshine.”  The VoJazz combo will present three selections: “Celia,” “When I Fall In Love” and “The Night Has a Thousand Eyes.”


Dean Luethi, WSU School of Music, 509-335-7186, dean.luethi@wsu.edu
Sandra Albers, WSU School of Music, 509-335-4148, sandra_albers@wsu.edu