Big band concert scheduled at Terra State

FREMONT – The Terra State Jazz Band is to perform “Blues, Bop and Beyond” at 7:30 p.m. March 7 in the Neeley Center at Terra State Community College, part of the school’s Jazz and American Music concert series.

The band is a full Big Band ensemble specializing in traditional and contemporary styles of jazz, swing, funk, blues and more. Open to student and community instrumentalists, the band presents concerts and festivals throughout the year.

Past performance venues include the Winter Jazz Festival, Terra Music and Arts Festival, Sawmill Creek Jazz Festival, Sandusky State Theatre, Fremont’s Summer Park Series and area high schools.

The event also is to include fundraising raffles and other activities for the music program’s trip to Washington, D.C., in May. Guest musicians also will be featured with the band, and those who like to dance can christen

the Neeley Center’s new dance floor.

The show starts at 7:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $5 at the door.

For more information, call the music department at (419) 559-2233.