The Minnesota State Community and Technical College Jazz Band and Combo will be joined by guest trumpet player Dr. Jeremy Brekke at the band’s Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 8, in Waage Theatre on the Fergus Falls campus.
Brekke, a trumpet instructor at North Dakota State University, performs throughout the upper Midwest with the NDSU Faculty Brass Quintet, Fargo/Moorhead Symphony and Opera, Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome and various jazz groups, and he teaches at the International Music Camp.
The concert will also feature M State student vocalist Ashley Forsman of Murdock in several numbers.
Directed by M State Director of Bands Dan Carlson, the Jazz Band and Combo concert will feature an array of musical styles and performances of jazz favorites including I Remember Clifford, Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man, Puttin’ On the Ritz, Brass Machine, Count Bubba and Friend Like Me.
Tickets are $9 in advance and $11 at the door for adults and $7 in advance and $8 at the door for students. Tickets can be purchased at the M State Box Office (Room C325), by calling 218-736-1600 or online at www.mnstatetickets.com. The Box Office is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and one hour prior to each performance.