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Under the direction of Paul Rostock, instructor of bass, the Jazz Combo will present an informal concert 12:15 p.m. today in Williams Center for the Arts room 123.

The music department is sponsoring the event, which is free and open to the public. Dessert and beverages will be provided

The group is comprised of economics & business major Viktorija Gecyte ’08 (Vilnius, Lithuania), vocals; Sean Gough ’09 (Plainfield, N.J.), piano; Trustee Scholar Patrick D. Kelley ’09 (Shillington, Pa.),bass; Marquis Scholar and philosophy major Greg Martin ’08 (Chappaqua, N.Y.), saxophone; Mike Pellegrino ’09 (Lebanon, N.J.), drums; and economics & business major Dan Rosenblum ’06 (Needham, Mass.), guitar.

The program will feature “There Will Never Be Another You” by Warren Gordon, “All Blues” by Miles Davis, “Beautiful Love” by Victor Young, “Bernie’s Tune” by Glenn Miller, and “Cold Duck Time” by Eddie Harris.

Since its formation in fall 2002, the Jazz Combo has grown from five members to seven, six of whom are new to the group. It was created at the request of several students who wanted a small jazz ensemble led by a faculty director. Rostock took over the reins in 2004.

Rostock is very active as a teacher and performer of string and electric bass. His performance credits include appearances with Clark Terry, Frank Sinatra, Brian Wilson, Urbie Green, Maynard Ferguson, Joel Gray, Perry Como, Bill Watrous, and many others.

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