by Public Relations Office
October 28, 2004
Cedarville, Ohio-The Cedarville University Jazz Singers will be in concert on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Stevens Student Center Theater of Cedarville University.
Accompanied by a full rhythm section, the Singers will perform standard jazz arrangements of the compositions of American composer Paul Simon. These works were originally performed and arranged by the New York Voices and are lyrically adapted for the Singers by their director, Dr. Laila Kteily O`Sullivan. A variety of jazz styles will be presented, including a Brazilian samba and a traditional Count Basie big band chart arranged for voices.
Dayton resident John Slate, jazz keyboardist of the John Slate Quartet, will be the special guest.
O`Sullivan is an associate professor of music theory, at Cedarville University. Her husband, Jim O`Sullivan, who is adjunct professor of percussion, directs the rhythm section. The O`Sullivans are Springfield residents.
Admission is free and the public is invited. University Jazz Singers CDs will be available for purchase. For more information, call 937-766-7728 or visit http://people.cedarville.edu/local/Employee/kteilyol/jazzsingers.htm.