The Keene Jazz Orchestra’s annual spring concert will be held Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Monadnock Regional High School in Swanzey.
This year's concert features two guest soloists: vocalist Grace McKay and world-renowned baritone saxophonist Gary Smulyan. The jazz orchestra will perform music with the soloists as well as a selection of contemporary and traditional big band arrangements, including the music of Benny Carter, Pat Metheny, Natalie Cole, Thad Jones and more.
The Orchestra’s mission is to keep alive the big band genre of American music. Tickets for the June 8 concert are for sale at the door, and at Toadstool Bookstores, 12 Emerald St. and at Prime Roast Coffee, 16 Main St., Keene for $15 and $12 for students & seniors.