JazzCats, The Voices to perform together

April 14, 2014 - 2:37pm -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - Two Pearl River Community College groups will come together in concert for the first time on April 24.
  The JazzCats band and The Voices ensemble will also perform individually during the Spring Concert at 7 p.m. April 24 at the Brownstone Center for the Arts.
  The groups will perform together on “It Had Better Be Tonight,” a Henry Mancini composition used in the Pink Panther movie and popularized in recent years by Michael Buble`, and “Smack Dab in the Middle,” a standard recorded by several artists include The New York Voices.
  The Voices will also perform a number of selections varying from a cappella pop to traditional vocal jazz.
  The JazzCats will play several tunes, include “Manteca,” a Dizzy Gillespie classic; “Indiana,” “Mr. GK,” a tribute to drummer Gene Krupa; “Soulful Strut,” “Little Big Gumbo” and “Cold Duck Time.”
  LaDona Tyson directs The Voices. The JazzCats are directed by Archie Rawls, assisted by Michael Bass.
  There is no admission for the concert.