Linfield jazz night to feature vocalists and instrumentalists

The Linfield College Music Department will host a Jazz Night concert Friday, May 11, at 8 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.

The performance will feature Double Vision, Linfield’s vocal jazz ensemble led by Dana Libonati, and the Linfield Jazz Band under the direction of Steve Kravitz. The evening will include original compositions and big band standards. Jazz band members in solo performances are sophomores Katelyn Henson and Sylvan Tovar, and freshman Christian Santangelo.

Double Vision soloists will include graduating music majors Jeremy Moll, Logan Freitas, Jessie Goergen and Chelsea Janzen. Performances will include jazz versions of songs by Stevie Wonder, Tower of Power, Al Jarreau and original music by Libonati. The jazz choir will also showcase a farewell for Libonati after 21 years of service as choir director. During the farewell, alumni who were members of the group will be invited to participate in a performance.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Linfield Music Department at 503-883-2275.