May 3, 2013 10:49 AM by MELISSA CANONE

Jazz on the Plazz set for May 10th

The UL Lafayette Faculty Jazz Combo will present a concert benefiting Chorale Acadienne and the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum. The event, titled Jazz on the Plazz, will be presented Friday, May 10 beginning at 6:00 p.m. with cocktails on the plaza of the Hilliard Museum at 710 East Saint Mary Blvd. Tickets are $25 each or $200 for a reserved table seating four. Admission includes cocktails and wine contributed by Glazer's Distributors.

The Jazz Combo will include Paul Morton, trumpet; Bob Luckey, saxophone; Jeff George, guitar; Garth Alper, keyboard; Troy Breaux, drums; and bassist Robert Nash. The concert will also feature a special appearance by guest vocalist Patsy Bienvenu. The group performs compositions in a number of styles including swing, bebop, hard bop, post bop, and originals that explore a number of contemporary jazz styles. The Faculty Jazz Combo's exploration of different rhythmic grooves keeps the music fresh and the audience engaged. In keeping with an important tradition of the jazz genre, the combo balances a unique group conception with improvisatory soloing.

For more information call 337-482-0817 or email artmuseum@louisiana.edu.


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