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Drury University’s Jazz Ensemble Takes It Back with the Big Band Salute

For Immediate Release: November 30

Dr. Tina Claussen
Assistant Professor of Music, Drury University Music Department
Office: (417) 873-4078

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Nov. 30, 2009 — Drury University’s Jazz Ensembles will perform their annual Big Band Salute on Thursday, Dec. 3 in the Findlay Student Center Ballroom at 7:30 p.m.

The performance will feature holiday music as well as dance favorites from bands including Glenn Miller, Count Basie and Duke Ellington. Dancing is encouraged, but not required!

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Drury University Music Department at (417)873-7296.


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