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Potomac State College/Community Jazz Ensemble to present free jazz concert

The West Virginia University Potomac State College/Community Jazz Ensemble will present a big band jazz concert on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Church-McKee Arts Center on the campus of Potomac State College. The band will perform a variety of big band jazz styles and will feature many of the band’s outstanding soloists. 

The Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Fred Kesner, rehearses weekly at the College and is comprised of the area’s finest jazz musicians.  Saxophone section members include Richard Frush, Brent Weber, Bill Green, Ed Cameron, and Mike Pfaff.  The trumpet section consists of Jay Moon, Cameron King, Bill AuMiller, and David Wall.

Playing trombone are Will Nose, Lynn Zeller, Rick Milne, Dan Moreland, and Herb Lambert.  The rhythm section is composed of Tom Harrison (piano), Jim Roderick (bass), and Bart Lay (drums).

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.