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Jazz series at UW-River Falls presents “Stolen Moments: The Music of Oliver Nelson”

November 7, 2013

The RADD Jazz Series at UW-River Falls will present “Stolen Moments: The Music of Oliver Nelson,” at 7:30 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 9, in Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. The event is free and open to the public.

Directed by Professor of Music David Milne, the UWRF Jazz Ensemble will perform music by the distinguished American jazz composer, arranger and performer Oliver Nelson.

The concert will include works composed and arranged by Nelson for large jazz ensemble, including classic compositions “Stolen Moments,” “African Sunrise,” “The Artist’s Rightful Place,” “Emancipation Blues,” “St. Louis Blues” and “Hoe Down.”

The concert kicks off the UWRF 2013-2014 RADD Jazz Series. For more information on the series, visit http://www.uwrf.edu/MUS/Jazz/Index.cfm

The RADD Jazz Series features the UWRF Jazz Ensemble as well as national and regional touring jazz artists. The RADD Jazz Series is dedicated to the memory of John Radd, professor of music and jazz ensemble director at UWRF. The RADD Jazz Series is collaboration between the UWRF Music Department and the UWRF Office of Student Life. For more information or accommodations, call 715-425-4444.