For Immediate Release
By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – The Campbellsville University Jazz Ensemble will be in concert Tuesday, April 13 in The Gheens Recital Hall, at 210 University Drive, in the Gosser Fine Arts Center on campu.
The program will begin at 8 p.m. and is free to the public.
Jennifer Tinnell, director of the ensemble who also is director of bands and instructor in music, said the Jazz Ensemble is made up of instrumentation commonly associated with the popular swing jazz era of the 1930s and 1940s including saxophones, trumpets, trombone, rhythm section and vocals.
The Campbellsville University Jazz Ensemble will perform April 13. (Campbellsville University
Photo by Bayarmagnai “Max” Nergui)
Tinnell said the concert will feature a variety of instrumental and vocal soloists. “You won’t want to miss this program as it will have a little something for everyone through the performance of swing, rock, soul, blues, calypso and Latin jazz music,” she said.
“Come a little early to get a good seat,” Tinnell said. “Bring a friend and plan on hearing some great music and having a lot of fun.
Campbellsville University is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 3,006 students who represent 97 Kentucky counties, 30 states and 37 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s 2010 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 23rd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South, tied for fifth in “most international students” and fourth in “up-and-coming” schools in baccalaureate colleges in the South. CU has been ranked 17 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America’s Best Christian Colleges® and to G.I. Jobs magazine as a Military Friendly School. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his 11th year as president.