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Bard College at Simon’s Rock’s Jazz Ensemble Presents Spring Concert

Great Barrington-On Friday May 9 at 8 PM, the Simon's Rock Jazz Ensemble will present its Spring Concert in the Daniel Arts Center.  Directed by faculty member John Myers, the concert will include a new arrangement of John's piece, "Squeeze the Time," featuring Junior Alec Schmidt on trombone and Sophomore Ambika Nath on violin, as well as special arrangements of pieces by Duke Ellington, Dave Brubeck, and other famous jazz composers.  Working in a variety of styles, the jazz ensemble always features plenty of energetic improvisation by talented young musicians. This spring, a new piece by Freshman Kevin Brisco will be included.