Vocal Jazz, ‘Enforcers Band’ to headline free concert Nov. 26

UW-Green Bay Music will host a fun, high-energy concert Tuesday, Nov. 26, presenting “Vocal Jazz Ensemble Does Doowop, Motown & More” with Sam Stranz & The Enforcers Band at 7:30 p.m. at University Theatre in Theatre Hall on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive. The show is free and open to the public.

Directed by UW-Green Bay Music Associate Prof. John Salerno, the concert will kick off with the Carole King classic “Chains,” followed by “Backfield in Motion” by Mel & Tim. A Bert Bacharach medley will follow, one of four medleys — the others showcasing Elvis Presley, Motown girl group standards and Doowop — to be featured during the performance. Other songs include Rudy Clark’s “It’s in His Kiss,” Gene Chandler’s “Duke of Earl,” The Rays’ “Silhouettes” and Tina Turner’s “Fool in Love.”

The concert is the 10th event of the 2013-14 season for UW-Green Bay Music, an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. More information about UW-Green Bay Music, including a complete schedule of events, is available online at www.uwgb.edu/music.

Vocal Jazz personnel are as follows: Nikita Cantable, Laura Cortright, Katelynn Fuhrmann, David Gallager, Michaela Hogan, Leah LaMalfa, James Letellier, Farin Ludtke, Lane Ludtke, Dana Mehlhorn, Tony Pesavento, Julio Reyes, Angie Roskos, Sydney St. Clair, Nick Schommer.

The Enforcers personnel are as follows: Sam Stranz, saxophone; Cole Watkins, saxophone; Patrick Romanek, trombone; Alex Reed, trombone; Chase Collins, trumpet; Matt Hillmann, guitar; Kyle Sweeney, keyboard; Sean Roherty, drums; John Salerno, piano; Craig Hanke, bass.


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