Ashland University Award-Winning Jazz Orchestra Performs Free Concert

10/11/11 ASHLAND, OH -- The award-winning Ashland University Jazz Orchestra will perform a wide variety of selections at a free public concert on Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center's Eagles' Nest at 7:30 p.m.

Led by Ashland University Associate Professor of Music Dr. Scott Garlock, the Jazz Orchestra will begin the concert with Garlock's arrangement of Carmen Valazquez's  "Besame Mucho" followed by Jon Harpin's arrangement of "Black Coffee," "Come Rain or Come Shine" arranged by Patrick Williams, "Consolation" by David Morgan, "The Count Is In" by Jim Martin, and "Eager Beaver" by Stan Kenton. Other pieces include Garlock's "Hope," Myles Collins' arrangement of "Scoot," Jim Martin's "Semi-Mental Journey," and Rich Derosa's arrangement of "Yankee Doodle."

For more information about the jazz concert or for a fall schedule of music department events, visit www.ashland.edu/music<http://www.ashland.edu/music> or contact Tricia Applegate, coordinator of performing arts publicity and events, at 419-289-5950 or tapplega@ashland.edu<mailto:tapplega@ashland.edu>.

Ashland University (www.ashland.edu<http://www.ashland.edu>) is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.