UCA to host jazz dance

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host a jazz dance at the Conway Country Club at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 11.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students. Proceeds from the dance will benefit the UCA Jazz Program. To buy tickets, visit uca.edu/music, call 501.450.5751 or e-mail [email protected].

UCA Jazz Ensembles I and II will perform hits of the Big Band era encompassing all styles of ballroom dance: Latin, swing and waltzes.  

“You are invited to experience a magical evening of Big Band music as the UCA Jazz play and sing your favorites from the past,” said saxophone professor Dr. Jackie Lamar. “Come listen and dance to the hits of Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington.”

Dress is semi-formal; refreshments will be provided.  

Larry Jones directs Jazz Ensemble I. Dr. Gail Robertson directs Jazz Ensemble II.

For more information about the concert, contact Lamar 501.450.5759 or [email protected].