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Big band swing favorites coming to Merced College


The Merced College Jazz Ensemble will present “The Very Best of Big Band Swing Hits” on Friday, Dec. 15, starting at 7:30 p.m.

Directed by Ken Taylor, this concert will feature some of Merced’s finest talent. Come enjoy a very entertaining evening with a local Big, Big Jazz Band featuring some of the greatest jazz music ever written.

The show will start off at 7 p.m. with a tribute to the Great Tony Bennett and such hits as “I Left My Heart in San Francisco.” Also, there will be such iconic tunes as “In the Mood” by Glen Miller, “It Had To Be You,” “Moondance,” “Cowboy Bebop,” “The Lady is a Tramp,” “Beyond the Sea,” and “Feeling Good,” just to name a few.

The evening will be filled with entertaining music and a sprinkle of Christmas Cheer with holiday tunes like Santa Baby and Silent Night.

Bring the whole family and be ready to be entertained. Your attendance also helps support live music in our community, and at Merced College.

Tickets can be bought at the box office prior to show time. Also online at: General Admission $15. Senior, Student, Military $10

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