Dr. David P. Jones, director of the PC Jazz Ensemble will lead the group’s fall quarter concert Tuesday, December 3, at 7:00 pm in Maier Performance Hall.
Robbin Eaves (of Joyce), Clare Wegener (Port Angeles), and Scott Sizer (Port Townsend) voices will be featured, with Wegener and Sizer also playing in the band. The 18-piece PC Jazz Ensemble will be heard on several instrumental numbers. The composers and bandleaders represented on this concert include Duke Ellington/Billy, Count Basie, Bill Holman, Pat Metheny, A. C. Jobim, Marty Paich, Larry McVey, and Jones.
The singers have chosen familiar songs from Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen, Ray Noble, Victor Herbert, Luis Bonfa and Horace Silver.
Performers in the band represent some of the very best jazz that the North Olympic Peninsula has to offer. From Port Angeles are Tiffani Miller (violin), Richard “Doc” Thorson (tenor sax), Conner Blauser (baritone sax), Marge Rosen (trumpet), Jordan Nicolas (trumpet), Kris Grier (trumpet), Clare Wegener (euphonium), and David Jones (keyboards/director). Sequim provides Signe Crawford (alto sax), Andy Geiger (tenor sax), Jeff Dingle (trombone), Steve Burdick (trombone), Tim Naples (bass trombone), Elaine Gardner-Morales (bass), and Nicia Pfeffer (drums). From Port Townsend are John Adams (alto sax/soprano sax/bass clarinet), and Scott Sizer (trumpet), and drummer Tim Malland comes all the way from Bremerton.
The event is free and open to the public.
For more information, contact Dr. Jones at (360)-417-6405 or at email@example.com