Ashland University Award-Winning Jazz Orchestra Performs Free Concert

2/18/11 ASHLAND, OH -- The award-winning Ashland University Jazz Orchestra will perform a wide variety of selections at a free public concert on Tuesday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center's Eagles Nest.

Led by Ashland University Associate Professor of Music Dr. Scott Garlock, the Jazz Orchestra will play Dizzy Gillespie's "Birks Works"; Duke Ellington's "Main Stem" and "I'm Beginning to See the Light"; Cleveland Jazz Orchestra Associate Director and 2011 Maplerock Jazz Festival guest artist Paul Ferguson's arrangement of "Danny Boy"; Astor Piazzolla's "Oblivion"; Cole Porter's "Love for Sale", Stan Kenton's "Dynaflow" and "A Little Minor Booze"; Harry Connick Jr.'s version of the classic "It Had to Be You," and the song made famous by Billie Holiday, "Lover Man," featuring bass trombonist Jim Slike.

For more information about the jazz concert or for a spring 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.