BOONE—Enjoy an early Valentine celebration Feb. 13 during An Evening of Valentine Jazz with Todd Wright & Friends. The free concert begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University.
The musicians are Hayes School of Music faculty member members Todd Wright, saxophones; Keith McCutchen, piano; instructors Andy Page, guitar and Rick Dilling, drums; and special guests Rick Simerly, trombone, and Fred Goodwin, bass.
The popular ensemble will perform compositions selected from the following:
“Flying Down to Rio” by Vincent Youmans, “This I Dig of You” by Hank Mobley, “My Funny Valentine” by Richard Rodgers, “A Beautiful Friendship” by Donald Kahn, “Falling in Love with Love” by Richard Rodgers, “Estaté” by Bruno Martino, “An Affair to Remember” by Harry Warren, “My Foolish Heart” by Victor Young, “If I Should Lose You” by Ralph Rainger and “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love” by Jimmy McHugh.
About Appalachian State University
As the premier, public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls more than 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
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