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K-State Libraries heat up summer with Jazz in June

Friday, June 6, 2014


MANHATTAN — Looking to add some sizzle to your weekend?

At 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 13, the Friends of the K-State Libraries will serve up hot jazz, good food and an evening of fun with the group's annual Jazz in June concert.

The celebration will be in Hale Library's Hemisphere Room, where members of the K-State Faculty Jazz-tet will perform with guest pianist Beau Thomas Jarvis. Their program, "Piano in the Foreground," features works by Duke Ellington, Dave Brubeck, Teddy Wilson, Horace Silver, Red Garland and Chick Corea.

Wine, beer, sparkling cider and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Tickets are $30, with $10 tickets for students. Seating is limited, and reservations are required by June 9. To reserve tickets, go to http://www.found.ksu.edu/rsvp/concertseries. Contact Darchelle Martin, Friends of the K-State Libraries liaison, at 785-532-7442 or martin5@k-state.edu with questions.

The K-State Faculty Jazz-tet members include Kurt Gartner, percussion; Wayne Goins, guitar; Paul Hunt, trombone; Tod Kerstetter, clarinet; and Gordon Lewis, bass.

Guest pianist Jarvis has a master's degree in musicology from Wichita State University. After several years playing in Los Angeles, he returned to Wichita. He teaches jazz piano, jazz combo, jazz big band and aesthetics at Friends University.


Lori A. Goetsch


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At a glance

The annual Jazz in June, a concert sponsored by the Friends of the K-State Libraries, will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 13, in Hale Library's Hemisphere Room. The deadline for tickets is June 9.