Hot Brass & Cool Ballads
Southern Stars Symphonic Brass concert Saturday in Crossville
Southern Stars Symphonic Brass Band will present a program of bigband swing, Dixieland and jazz stylings in “Hot Brass & Cool Ballads” on Saturday night, May 26, at Cumberland County Playhouse in Crossville, Tennessee.
The 30- piece professional brass ensemble is directed by Dr. Steven Sudduth, head of bands at the University of the Cum- berland in Wilmington, Kentucky. The SSSB is celebrating its 10th season as a professional ensemble of regional instrumentalists who perform a series of annual concerts in Crossville.
In addition to the selec- tions by the SSSB, members of the Playhouse’s resident acting company will be guest vocalists: Jason Ross, Hannah Hayes and Jess Griffin.
The program wil l i nclude “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” Dave Brubeck’s “Blue Rondo a la Turk,” “Chattanooga Choo Choo,” Chuck Mangione’s “Children of Sanchez” and “Georgia on My Mind” with a flugelhorn solo by Tennessee Technological University jazz professor Chris McCormick.
There will be a medley of Glenn Miller tunes and a rousing f inale of bigband hit “Sing, Sing, Sing.” For tickets: 931-484-5000 check the playhouse