Potomac State College/Community Jazz Ensemble to Present Spring Concert April 27th

Jazz Concert

The Potomac State College/Community Jazz Ensemble will present its Spring Concert on Wednesday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Church-McKee Arts Center on the campus of Potomac State College of West Virginia University.  The band will perform the music of such jazz greats as Ellington, Coltrane, Kenton, Gillespie, Gershwin, and Strayhorn.  The evening of music will feature many of the band’s outstanding soloists. 

The Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Fred Kesner, rehearses weekly at the College and features many of the area’s finest jazz musicians.  Saxophone section members are Richard Frush, Roger Henry, Brent Weber, Ed Cameron, and Mike Pfaff. The trumpet section consists of Jon Bush, Tom Simpson, Phil Fertig, and Bill AuMiller.  Playing trombone are Will Nose, Rick Milne, Dan Moreland, and Herb Lambert.  The rhythm section is composed of Tom Harrison (piano), Jim Roderick (bass), and Bart Lay (drum set).

The concert is free and the public is encouraged to attend and support the live performance of jazz and big band music in our community.