Hillary on the hill: Hillary Smith

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St. John’s Col­lege’s an­nual out­door sum­mer mu­sic se­ries, Mu­sic on the Hill, starts at 6 p.m. on Wed­nes­day, June 15, with the jazzy blues stylings of vo­cal­ist Hillary Smith, whose record­ings won the New Mex­ico Mu­sic Awards al­bum of the year in 2009 and 2012. Smith, born in Hobbs, has been pleas­ing crowds for 30 years, first with her band Strictly Taboo, and now with Soul Kitchen, a trio that fea­tures sax­o­phon­ist Glenn Kos­tur, bassist Mar­cus Cas­man, and drum­mer Mo Roberts. They have a South­west­ern-in­fused gospel flair that is per­fect for danc­ing, which is en­cour­aged, as is bring­ing a pic­nic dinner and tak­ing ad­van­tage of the free shut­tle ser­vice to the St. John’s ath­letic field. The shut­tle boards at Mu­seum Hill on Camino Lejo and de­parts ev­ery 15 min­utes be­tween 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Ad­mis­sion to the con­cert is free. St. John’s Col­lege is lo­cated at 1160 Camino de Cruz Blanca. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 505-984-6199 or visit www.sjc.edu. — Jennifer Levin

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