QU Hawk Express Jazz Band to perform spring Jazz Showcase concert Sunday

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The Quincy University Hawk Express Jazz Band will perform Sunday at the Connie Niemann Center for Music. | Photo courtesy of Quincy University

QUINCY — The Quincy University Hawk Express Jazz Band will perform its spring Jazz Showcase concert beginning at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 2, at Quincy University’s Connie Niemann Center for Music, 17th and Seminary Road. The concert is free and open to the public.

The band will perform an array of jazz tunes like “Leap Frog,” “Fowl Play,” “Jeannine,” “In Earnest” and “The Pink Panther.”

The band is under the direction of Christine Damm, dean of the school of fine arts and communication.

Junior music education major Phil Haverstock will be featured on the baritone saxophone on the bluesy tune, “Bari, Bari, Good.” Vocalists Joe Niemerg and John Beisner will be featured on the classic swing tune “Straighten Up and Fly Right.”

For more information, contact Damm at 217-228-5432, ext. 3159.

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