Most important to the band members is to perform meaningful music, talk about the importance of the jazz heritage in America and bring jazz music to young people.
The band will conduct an afternoon jazz clinic at GCC for students of local schools.
Tickets to the public concert can be ordered from www.showclix.com/ event/8472. They are $22 for general admission and $15 for students.
Free classes for seniors in Glendale, Montrose
The Glendale Community College Lifelong Learning Seminars program for seniors offers a wide range of ongoing free classes at four area locations.
Current spring semester courses include Joy of Living, Dressmaking and Art History at the Life Skills Building above the college’s main campus off Mountain Street near the Glendale (2) Freeway.
Health and Exercise, Quality of Life, Health and Aerobics, and Contemporary World Affairs meet at Pacific Park, 501 S. Pacific Ave.
Water Color, Beginning Sketching, Advanced Sketching, Self Discovery via Writing, Quilt Making, Introduction to Painting and Ancient Civilization meet at the Sparr Heights Community Center, 1613 Glencoe.
Film Appreciation, Money Management, and Philosophy and Ethics are at the Professional Development Center, 2340 Honolulu Ave., Montrose.
Courses are open entry/open exit and may be entered at any time. All of the classes are free. For class days and times, call (818) 243-5196 or go to www.glendale.edu/ce. Registration can be done online or in the classroom at any class meeting.
New field station site of summer program
This summer, students can take marine biology, field biology and natural history field studies at GCC’s new Field Station (Estación del Mar Cortés) in the town of Bahía de los Angeles in the Baja California peninsula of Mexico. It is in the Midriff Islands region, known for its great biodiversity. The college has been offering the Baja program since 1974.