Ashland University Jazz Orchestra Presents Jazz at the Nest

Ashland University Jazz Orchestra Presents Jazz at the Nest

4/16/14 ASHLAND, Ohio – Led by Dr. Scott Garlock, professor of music, the award-winning Ashland University Jazz Orchestra will perform a wide variety of selections at a free public concert on Tuesday, April 22, in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center’s Eagles' Nest at 7:30 p.m. Audience members are welcome to grab a snack, enjoy a beverage and relax to the live music of AUJO at the Nest.

Pieces in the program include Bob Florence’s “Be Bop Charlie,” Benny Carter’s “Miss Missouri” and “Jackson County Jubilee,” and Matt Wilson’s “25 Years of Rootabagas.” Other possible tunes include “Fascinating Rhythm,” “Willow Weep for Me” and “Deedles’ Blues.”

For more information about the jazz concert, visit www.ashland.edu/music or contact Tricia Applegate, coordinator of performing arts publicity and events, at 419-289-5950 or tapplega@ashland.edu

Ashland University, which has been ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) 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. ###