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UW-River Falls presents holiday swing dance

December 5, 2013

The next RADD Jazz Series event with the UW-River Falls Jazz Ensemble features guest vocalist Charmin Michelle at 7 p.m., on Friday, Dec. 6, in the Falcon’s Nest in the University Center.

The evening begins with swing dance lessons at 7 p.m., guided by the UWRF Swing Dance Club with live music and dancing to begin at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to everyone. Refreshments and a cash bar available.

The Minneapolis Star/Tribune compares Michelle to the late Billie Holiday and other legendary ladies of jazz, delivering “Taste and understatement. Swing and savoir-faire. Grace and grooves. Intimacy and panache.”

For more about Charmin Michelle, visit http://www.charmsongs.com/

The RADD Jazz Series is dedicated to the memory of John Radd, professor of Music and Jazz Ensemble director at UWRF. The UWRF Jazz Ensemble is directed by David Milne.

Upcoming RADD Jazz events include events: Jazz Club Cabaret featuring the UWRF Faculty Jazz Ensemble with Jazz Pianist Matt Harris at 7:30 p.m., on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, on the Falcon’s Nest. UWRF Jazz Ensemble Concert featuring Guest Pianist Matt Harris at 7:30 p.m., on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Abbott Concert Hall. UWRF Jazz Ensemble Concert at 7:30 p.m., on Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Abbott Concert Hall. Universal Language Concert at 7:30 p.m., on Saturday, April 26, in Abbott Concert Hall.

For more information on these events or accommodations, call Student Life at 715-425-4444 or visit http://www.uwrf.edu/StudentLife/ActivitiesAndEvents/RaddJazzSeries.cfm.