Check out local jazz at free PC Pub concert

Kick the winter blues with a dose of America’s classical music with “Jazz at the PUB” concert at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, in the PUB at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

The event is free and open to the public.

Robbin Eaves will sing songs from the repertoire of Nat King Cole (“That’s All”), Peggy Lee (“I Love Being Here with You”) and Frank Sinatra (“I’ll Be Around”).

The 16-piece Peninsula College Jazz Ensemble will also be heard on several instrumental numbers. The composers represented on this concert include Duke Ellington (the haunting “Echoes of Harlem”), John Coltrane, John Lewis (of the MJQ), Chuck Mangione, Booker T. and the MG’s (the R&B classic, “Green Onions”) and two world premieres by director David P. Jones.

Ensemble performers hail from several North Olympic Peninsula communities: from Sequim, Jeff Dingle (trombone), Steve Burdick (trombone), Elaine Gardner-Morales (bass, and Nicia Pfeffer (drums); from Port Angeles, Colby Nicholson (alto sax), Richard “Doc” Thorson (tenor sax), Conner Blauser (baritone sax), Marge Rosen (trumpet), Jordan Nicolas (trumpet), Ken Young (trumpet), Tim Naples (bass trombone), Derrick Kingsley (guitar), Kendall Melton (bass) and Jones (keyboards/director); from Port Townsend, John Adams (alto sax/soprano sax/bass clarinet) and Scott Sizer (trumpet), and from Port Ludlow, Ron Daylo (trombone).

For more information, contact Jones at 360-417-6405 or djones@pencol.edu.

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