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August 18, 2007

U of C Monday Night Jazz Series Returns

Written by
cindy mcleod

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Series to Feature Jazz Acts

The University of Calgary has announced its upcoming 2007-08 Monday Night Jazz Series. The fourth annual series will showcase local and regional artists representing a range of styles.

Three concerts have been announced for the season, featuring Simon Fisk, Elizabeth Shepard Trio, and the Prime Time Big Band. All concerts will take place at the University Theatre.

Monday, September 24, 2007 8 pm

Don’t miss the trio’s Calgary stop in their cross-country tour! Led by double bassist Simon Fisk, the acoustic trio performs all-original contemporary jazz with avant garde, folk, art rock, noise, and electronic influences.

Monday, January 21, 2008 8 pm

Toronto jazz vocalist Elizabeth Shepherd, who’s Salvation Army background as a child inspired her passion for singing, blends her roots with her love for house, disco, classical, and hip hop music.

Monday, March 31, 2008 8 p.m.

Calgary’s 20-piece Prime Time Big Band performs jazz from the 1940s to the present day, drawing from their library of over 500 swing, bebop, latin, contemporary jazz, popular, and rock music arrangements.

for more information visit www.finearts.ucalgary.ca/events

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