Friday, October 12, 2018 7:00 PM
Sjolund Auditorium, North Medford High School
1900 Keene Way Drive, Medford, OR 97504
JC Concerts opens the 2018-2019 season showcasing the musical talents of The North Medford High School Jazz Band and Wind Ensemble, under Director Steve Kessler, who will share the stage with saxophone virtuoso Rob Verdi as they perform beautiful arrangements of pieces utilizing the many variety of saxophones.. The show features saxophones ranging from a tiny curved sopranino to a 6 ft tall contrabass and includes a variety of popular songs associated with the sax such as Tequila, Pink Panther and Yakety Sax.
The award winning North Medford High School Jazz Band under Director Steve Kessler has performed at Disneyland, at numerous competitions and festivals, at football games and sporting events, on television broadcasts, and of course, on their home stage, Sjolund Auditorium of North Medford High School, where they will play this concert.
Saxophone maestro Rob Verdi, who is the Disney Jazz Workshop Conductor, explores the new generation of popular music with local school jazz bands and joins them in performing a repertoire of swing era classics along with trendy pop, rock and R&B songs in a professional concert setting.