Oceanside CA— MiraCosta College has an exciting lineup of concerts and events set for April. All concerts will be held on the Oceanside Campus, located 1 Barnard Drive.
Tribute to Horace Silver, Monday, April 13 at 1 p.m. in Bldg. 2200, Studio A. Admission is $10; students/seniors/staff, $8.
Lecture/performance pianist and hard-bop pioneer Horace Silver, who passed away in 2014, composed some of the most enduring tunes in jazz history. Professor Steve Torok, accompanied by the MiraCosta Jazz Collective, will present a lecture about his music and his distinctively personal style as a composer and soloist.
9th Annual Oceanside Jazz Festival, April 17 & 18, and May 2, in the Concert Hall
The jazz program at MiraCosta College will host nearly 50 performing groups from schools around the United States as part of its annual Oceanside Jazz Festival. Jazz choirs will perform during the day on April 17 and 18, and jazz bands will perform during the day on May 2. Daytime school performances, clinics and master classes are open to the public and free of charge. Each day will culminate in an evening performance featuring MiraCosta College jazz ensembles performing with prominent guest artists:
April 17, 7:30 p.m., acclaimed vocal ensemble Vocalogy performs with MiraCosta College’s Frequency Vocal Jazz Ensemble. April 18, 7:30 p.m., the John Proulx Trio performs with Frequency Vocal Jazz Ensemble. May 2, 7:30 p.m., saxophonist Benny Golson will perform with the MiraCosta Oceanside Jazz Orchestra (MOJO) and the MiraCosta Jazz Collective. These evening concerts are priced as follows: General admission is $20; students/seniors/staff, $15.
Tickets are available online at www.miracosta.edu/buytix or call the Box Office at 760.795.6815.