Community Invited to Free Jazz Concert at SOPAC
Sunday, April 29, 2012 • 8:45pm
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ- The community is invited to a free concert, “Jazz through the Ages,” at the South Orange Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1.
The concert will be presented by the Seton Hall University jazz faculty as well as guest artists.
The night will feature well-known jazz songs such as “Stompin at the Savoy.” “My Funny Valentine,” “Blue Skies,” “When You Wish Upon a Star,” “Georgia,” among many others, according to a press release.
Artistic director and part-time piano professor at Seton Hall Gregory Scime said the concert will present many different styles of jazz music.
Scime added that the concert is one of four jazz concerts sponsored by the Seton Hall University Arts Council and will last for about 90 minutes.
“The general goal is to bring world class-level musical performances to the university and the surrounding communities,” Scime said.
Scime said the performers have a strong passion for music and are looking forward to a wonderful event.
“The faculty members are motivated to perform an annual concert simply because of their love of the music,” Scime said.
To reserve tickets, call 973-313-ARTS
Kimberly Bolognini is participating in a hyperlocal journalism partnership between The Alternative Press and Seton Hall University's Department of Communication & The Arts designed to give students real-world experience.