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Ouachita Baptist University’s Jazz Band to perform fall concert Nov. 16

ARKADELPHIA, Ark.—Ouachita Baptist University’s Jazz Band will perform its fall concert Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Performing Arts Center. The performance is free and open to the public; masks are required inside the auditorium.  

“I just love sharing great music with my students and the audience. It is so nice to be able to have live music at Ouachita,” said conductor Jim Lloyd, instructor of music and athletic band director at Ouachita. “Jazz music is fun! Especially when you attend a live concert.” 

The pieces performed include “Artistry in Rhythm” by Stan Kenton and arranged by Paul Murtha, “Besame Mucho” by Consuelo Velazquez and arranged by Rick Stitzel, “Theme from ‘The Summer of ‘42’” by Michael Legrand and arranged by Tommy Newsom, “Spain” by Chick Corea and arranged by Paul Jennings, “Opus De Funk” by Horace Silver and arranged by Chuck Israels, “Garaje Gato” by Gordon Goodwin, “The Days of Wine and Roses” by Henrry Mancini and arranged by Mike Lewis, “Pharaoh’s Funk” by Erik Sherburne, “You’ve Got A Friend In Me” by Randy Newman and arranged by Mark Taylor and “Africa” by David Paich and Jeff Porcaro and arranged by Ralph Ford. 

The concert also will be livestreamed at www.obu.edu/band. For more information, contact Jim Lloyd at [email protected] or (870) 245-4197. 

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