The East Central University Jazz Band, under the direction of Kirk Palmer, will perform its first concert of the school year on Monday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kennedy Band Hall inside the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.
The concert is free and open to the public.
The band will be performing selections by Sammy Nestico, Count Basie and Neil Hefti.
The band members are:
Saxophone: Dillyn Stephens, of Norman (Southmoore High School); Tyler Macon, of Clayton; Hailey Williams, Shawnee; Tommie Garrett, Moore; Shelby Hubbard, Foyil; Caleb Wilson, Duncan and Colton Groover, Oklahoma City (Putnam City High School).
Trumpet: McKean Askin, Durant; Garrett Crook, Moore (Westmoore High School); Jordan Eaton, Shawnee; Blake Pringle, Moore (Southmoore High School); Alyssa Trent, Wynnewood and Kaylee Hacker, Prague.
Trombone: Corey Burton, Mounds (Beggs High School); Micha Hoskins, Shawnee; Kellan Brown, Sulphur and Dalaan Bassett, Sulphur.
Drums: Michael Geren, of Dale and John Roberts, Checotah.
Bass: Andrew Seeberger, Cushing and Trey Hobbs, Ada.
Guitar: Garrett Workman, Blanchard (Bridge Creek High School).
Piano: Rozzie Purdy, Ada.