UCD Jazz Bands perform on March 5

By From page A9 | February 27, 2014

The UC Davis Jazz Bands, directed by Sam Griffith, will present a concert in the Mondavi Center’s Vanderhoef Studio Theatre on Wednesday, March 5, at 7 p.m.

Opening the program will be the UC Davis Jazz Combo, performing selections written by the singular composer Charles Mingus (1922-79), including “Fables of Faubus,” “Jump Monk,” “Goodbye Porkpie Hat” and others. Then the UC Davis Jazz Big Bands will take the stage, performing selections composed by Slide Hampton, George Gershwin, Wycliffe Gordon and others.

Tickets are $12 general and $8 for students, available at www.mondaviarts.org or 530-754-2787.

Enterprise staff

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