For Immediate Release
April 7, 2008
Contact: Shannon L. Picciano
Dr. Michael Caldwell to join Merced College
Jazz Ensemble as special guest
On Friday, May 2 at 8 p.m., the Merced College Arts Division will be presenting the Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert, directed by John Albano and featuring trumpeter Dr. Michael Caldwell, director of the award-winning Fresno State Jazz Band “A” and the Clendenin Brass Quintet.
Dr. Caldwell’s band was the only collegiate jazz ensemble selected to perform at the 2007 California Music Educators Association State Convention in Ontario and the 2007 California Band Directors Association Conference in Fresno. Dr. Caldwell is currently Associate Professor of Music at California State University, Fresno.
The popular Jazz Ensemble will perform music by Dizzy Gillespie, Stevie Wonder, Gordon Goodwin, Chick Corea, and Willie Nelson. This is a special treat not to be missed.
The Concert will be held in the Merced College Theater. General admission is $10 and $8 for seniors and students. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets may be purchased at the Merced College Theater Box Office located in front of the theater and at the Merced College Community Services Office. For more information, call 384.6224.
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