Two UWindsor music instructors headline a great line-up for a fundraising jazz concert at All Saints’ Anglican Church on Friday, January 25.
Vocalist Shahida Nurullah and guitarist Vaughn Klugh will lend their talents to an “Evening of Jazz” at 7:30 p.m. in the church’s Scott Hall, 330 City Hall Square. Alumnus Jeff Wilkinson on guitar and current students Dan Lankoff on piano and Keith Wilkinson on bass are also part of the ensemble, along with saxophonist Dave Belch, singer Leah Wilkinson, and drummers Justin Kersey, Kent McMillan and Jeff Simpson.
Shahida Nurullah, UWindsor jazz voice instructor, headlines a concert on the Michigan grounds of the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House on Friday, August 24.
With the historic house as the backdrop, jazz vocal traditions born from the big-band swing era will be honoured at “Detroit Divas Sing, Sing, Sing,” a concert featuring three legendary vocalists—Nurullah, Ursula Walker and Judy Cochill—and the Detroit Jazz Festival Orchestra.
Songs from the American songbook will highlight the unique styles of each artist and bring the region’s powerful music history to life.
Richard Lanspeary of the Advising Centre won yesterday’s DailyNews contest and two tickets to Afternoon Jazz with Shahida Nurullah & Friends, Sunday, October 23, at 2:30 p.m., in Assumption University Chapel.
His name was drawn from all respondents who correctly identified Robert Fazecash as a trumpeter (photo D), Marion Hayden as a bassist (photo A), Jeffrey Price as a saxophonist (photo C) and Kenneth Rice as a drummer (photo B).
The School of Music is offering DailyNews readers a chance to win two free tickets to Afternoon Jazz with Shahida Nurullah & Friends, Sunday, October 23, at 2:30 p.m., in Assumption University Chapel. The concert will star vocalist Shahida Nurullah with some of her fellow instructors from the School of Music and some special guests.