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The Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band from Southwestern Oregon Community College, along with the UMPQUA SINGERS from Umpqua Community College are teaming up with the Liberty Theatre Restoration Committee to present an evening of “All That Jazz” at the Liberty Theatre on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7:00 PM.

Doors will open at 6:00 PM, and admission is by donation. The UMPQUA SINGERS have graciously offered this concert on the south coast so that the proceeds from the evening can be split between the Southwestern Music Program (for their upcoming trip to New York City) and the Liberty Theatre Restoration.

THE UMPQUA SINGERS from Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, are one of the premiere vocal jazz ensembles in the Pacific Northwest. This ten-member group performs a broad range of musical styles ranging from traditional swing to contemporary R & B. With eighteen CD’s to their credit, the group performs up to fifty engagements per year. The UMPQUA SINGERS have toured across the United States, and were the featured performers at the Capitol Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony in Washington D.C. on December 12, 2002. They have also recently toured Spain, Ukraine, Brazil, Ireland, and Hong Kong. In addition to frequent radio and television broadcasts, the Umpqua Singers have been featured on FOX, C-SPAN, and XM Satellite Radio.

The Southwestern Jazz Band and Vocal Jazz Ensemble are headed to the New York City Jazz Festival in April, performing at the world-famous Apollo Theatre. The two organizations will perform their NYC Jazz Festival program preceding the concert by the UMPQUA SINGERS.

For more information regarding the concert, please contact Ida Jo Gates at 541-888-7303 or igates@socc.edu.

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All That Jazz

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Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band from Southwestern Oregon Community College March 2, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Dorothy Meets Alice and Big Bad

​February 10th – 26th
Directed by Joe Vos and Julianna Seldon