Cleveland State University’s Black Studies Program presents “A Night with the Jazz Heritage Orchestra” on Saturday, April 28. The free event is open to the public and will take place in the Main Classroom Auditorium from 7 to 9 p.m.
Under the artistic direction of Dennis Reynolds, the 17-piece Jazz Heritage Orchestra will perform “Hot House” by Tad Dameron, “Simone,” “Tones for Joan’s Bones” and “Back to the Apple” by Frank Foster, “Farewell” by Thad Jones, “So Many Stars” by Sergio Mendez, and “Way Out Basie” by Ernie Wilkins.
The Jazz Heritage Orchestra is an affiliate of the Black Studies Program and composed of outstanding jazz performers who are also highly competent music educators. It is available for concerts, educational seminars, clinics, master classes and workshops throughout the United States and the world.