MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - April is “ Jazz Appreciation Month” and Murphysboro High School and Middle School Jazz Bands will team up with guest artist Ron Coulter for a concert on Friday, April 19.
Show organizer, Middle School Band Director Nick Williams said tickets to the show are just $6 per person for the 7:00 pm event at The Historic Liberty Theater.
The combined High School and Middle School Jazz bands will stage
Organizers say thirty-nine members, who have a history of excelling at both state and national competition, bringing home numerous Superior ratings.
Coulter’s impressive background includes lectureships in percussion, improvisation, and jazz studies at Southern Illinois University and John A. Logan College, international tours, hundreds of appearances with music greats like Glenn Miller and Harry James Bands, and with such artists at Al Martino and Marvin Hamlisch.