MOUNT VERNON — The 54 annual Jazz concert known as Top-N-Pops will take place on Friday at the Mount Vernon Middle School Commons starting at 7:30 p.m.
The concert will feature the jazz programs at Mount Vernon Middle School and Mount Vernon High School. The middle school jazz band, known as The Jacket Jazz, is under the direction of Carol McCutcheon. The high school jazz band, known as the Mellow Jackets, is under the direction of Andrew Sundman. Students in both of these programs practice outside the normal school day to participate in this concert. Sundman and McCutcheon are very excited to announce that the Kenyon College Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Ted Buehrer, will be this year’s guest band. Music of many styles will be performed at this year’s event including, big band swing, Latin jazz, rock-n-roll and even a vocal solo.
Soft drinks will be available for purchase and snacks will be served. Tickets are available at the door.
Published on April 13, 2011