New­port, VT

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New­port is def­i­nitely go­ing to swing on Satur­day, May 30th, be­gin­ning at 7:30pm with the sounds of the Lake Re­gion High School Jazz Band. They will be re­turn­ing for the sec­ond year as part of Now Play­ing New­port Mu­sic Se­ries at St. Mark's Epis­co­pal Church, Sec­ond Street, New­port.

They band is un­der the di­rec­tion of Dr. Sara Don­caster, who af­ter be­com­ing the Mu­sic Depart­ment head at Lake Re­gion, took her great mu­si­cians out of the gym­na­sium and onto the con­cert stage. The Lake Re­gion Se­lect Choir also presents a Hol­i­day Con­cert each De­cem­ber for the Se­ries.

Some of the se­lec­tions for Satur­day's pro­gram are: "Out of Nowhere" - Johnny Green, "St. Thomas" - Sonny Rollins, "God Bless The Child" - Bil­lie Hol­i­day, "What'd I Say" - Ray Charles, "Do It Again" - Stee­ley Dan, "Ran Kan Kan" - Tito Puente, and "Cissy Strut" - The Me­ters.

Mu­si­cians tak­ing part are: Hannah Don­caster, alto sax; An­drew Parkin­son, alto sax; Tif­fany Wheeler, alto sax; Olivia Owens, tenor sax; Rian Hay­man-Jones, tenor sax; Althea Hol­land, bari sax; Kara­mae Hay­man-Jones, trum­pet; Gra­tia Row­ell, trum­pet; Ja­cob Den­ni­son, vi­bra­phone/pi­ano. With guests Mark Vi­o­lette, pi­ano; and Jared Wiggett, gui­tar.

This pro­gram is pre­sented free to the com­mu­nity as part of the of the Se­ries on­go­ing mission to sup­port the youth mu­si­cians in our area. Dona­tions to­ward the school's mu­sic pro­gram are ac­cepted. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit­play­ingnew­

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This Satur­day, the Lake Re­gion High School Jazz Band will have the City of New­port swing­ing!

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