Jazz II concert set for May 8

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State University’s Jazz II will present a concert featuring Latin, funk, swing and blues music at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 8, in the Thompson Recital Hall of the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. Admission is free of charge.

Included in the program will be Pat Matheny’s ballad “Always and Forever” with soloist Steven Pellinen on trumpet, a senior majoring in aquatic biology from Virginia, Minn. John Coltrane’s up-tempo “Impressions” will feature Brynn Schack on saxophone, a senior business major from Grand Rapids, Minn.

Jazz II, directed by Craig Haugen, is open to music majors, non-music majors and community members.

For more information, contact the Department of Music at (218) 755-2915.

May 8
– 7:30 p.m. – Jazz II concert presented by Bemidji State University. Location: Thompson Recital Hall of the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex, BSU campus. Admission: Free