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SUNY Jazz Studies Offers Student Jazz Ensembles in Two Parts

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NEW PALTZ -- Come experience the exciting and energetic Student Jazz Ensembles. Students of the Jazz Studies Program at SUNY New Paltz jam, groove, and bebop on the stage of the Julien J. Studley Theatre for two concerts: Thursday, April 25 and Tuesday, April 30. Both concerts begin at 8:00 PM.

Under the guidance of Jazz Studies Director Mark Dziuba and the rest of the Jazz Studies faculty, ensembles ranging from 6 to 12 members perform student and faculty arrangements of standard jazz repertoire, showcasing the musicians' ever-growing improvisational and musical skills. In addition to instrumental ensembles, the concerts feature the Vocal Jazz Ensemble, which performs arrangements for multiple vocalists and rhythm section.

Tickets for the two concerts may be purchased at the door after 7:00 PM for $5. Discounts are available for senior citizens ($4), faculty/staff ($4), and students ($3). For additional information on upcoming arts events at SUNY New Paltz, visit or call 845-257-3872.

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