|SOUTHEASTERN JAZZ COMBOS TO PERFORM AT POTTLE THURSDAY
HAMMOND -- Jazz will take center
stage at Southeastern Louisiana University’s Pottle Music Building Auditorium
Thursday, April 3, when the university’s jazz combos present their spring
The seven musicians, joined by
director and music professor Allen Zurcher on alto saxophone, will perform
at 7:30 p.m. The concert is part of the Department of Music and Dramatic
Arts, spring “Encore!” series, and is free and open to the public.
Zurcher said the program includes
his arrangements of jazz standards such as “All the Things Your Are,” “The
Eternal Triangle,” and “The Chicken,” which he described as a “funk-Gospel
Guitarist Wilson Marks of Boerne,
Texas, will be featured in his arrangement of “Just Friends,” and trombonist
Elmar Friedrich of Boenen, Germany, will be front and center in Duke Ellington’s
“In a Sentimental Mood.”
The jazz combos also include
Lacy Blackledge, Stringer, Miss., trumpet; Emmanuel Seals, alto saxophone,
Fairhope, Ala.; Vasil Cvetkov, Burgas, Bulgaria, piano; Kevin “Q” Estoque,
New Orleans, drums; and Becky Daigrepont of Metairie, acoustic bass.
The 17-member Southeastern Jazz
Ensemble, also directed by Zurcher, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Friday,
April 11, at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts in downtown
For additional information about
the jazz concerts, contact Zurcher at 985-549-5938 or email@example.com.