RIT Performing Artists Concert Romps Through the Early History of Jazz, Sept. 19

Follow RITNEWS on Twitter The Performing Artists Concert series at Rochester Institute of Technology begins its ninth season on Friday, Sept. 19 with a romp through the early history of Jazz.

The 8 p.m. concert, From New Orleans to Chicago, in Ingle Auditorium in the Student Alumni Union, features Peabody Award winning narrator Michael Lasser and a classic jazz band. Performers are Rod Blumenau on piano, Lynn Eberhardt on bass and tuba, RIT Liberal Arts professor Peter Ferran on clarinet, Lowell Miller on trombone, Brad Paxton playing percussion, and Herb Smith on trumpet and vocal.

Ticket prices are $5 for students, $12 for faculty, staff and alumni, and $18 for the public. A 4-concert series may be purchased before the first concert for $40 for faculty, staff and alumni and $60 for the general public.

Tickets are available at the RIT Student Alumni Union candy counter, game room, or at the door on concert night, if available. For VISA or Master Card phone orders, call 475-2239.

For more information, visit www.davidigital.com/concert.