OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (March 7, 2023) —
On March 23, Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) will host a Jazz at Lincoln Center presents – Songs We Love in the Visual and Performing Arts Center at 7:30 pm. The concert will feature up-and-coming musicians and singers who have been identified as rising stars by JALC. Songs We Love is a celebration of the history of American jazz – and its future.
The event is part of OCCC’s ongoing commitment to providing cultural and educational experiences to the community. It is also an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to appreciate jazz music and explore its rich history.
Under the musical direction of trumpeter Riley Mulherkar, three guest vocalists will join the superb ensemble of musicians, combining their distinct talents and carrying the audience away through four decades of music. Beginning with the early blues and jazz of the 1920s and ending in the early 1950s, iconic singers to be explored include Ma Rainey, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and Judy Garland.
Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased online at tickets.occc.edu or by calling 405-682-7579. For more information, please visit the OCCC Performing Arts Series website, occc.edu/pas.
About Oklahoma City Community College:
Celebrating 50 years of providing unique educational opportunities for students in 2022, Oklahoma City Community College serves students preparing for college, working toward a degree or certificate or taking classes for personal enrichment. Approximately 17,000 students take courses offering college credit in more than 60 associate degree or certificate programs that lead to continued education at a four-year institution or entry into the workforce upon graduation. For more information, visit www.occc.edu.
OCCC—Devon L. Shannon, email@example.com