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PLU Jazz Faculty Concert: Jazz Under the Stars
August 11 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pmFree
Now in its 23rd year, jazz artists from around the Pacific Northwest will play diverse jazz styles in the outdoor amphitheater at the Mary Baker Russell Music Center on PLU’s campus. Original compositions and new arrangements of classic jazz standards will delight listeners throughout the summer.
Attendees are recommended to bring a camping chair, pillow, or blanket to enjoy the music. Picnics encouraged! Concerts are never canceled due to weather, and will instead be moved inside to Lagerquist Concert Hall. Paid concessions and free coffee will be available at concerts. Parking on campus is free in the evenings. At select performances, audiences will be invited to walk a short distance to PLU’s W. M. Keck Observatory to look at the stars after the concert has ended.
Thursday, August 11: PLU Jazz Faculty
The faculty of the PLU Jazz Studies program will end the season of Jazz Under the Stars with dynamic jazz arrangements and original compositions. Faculty performers include Kate Olson (sax), Director of Jazz Studies Cassio Vianna (piano), Clipper Anderson (bass), Stephen Howland (guitar) and Mark Ivester (drums).