Submitted by Patricia M. Allen

November 20, 2007
Contact: Sara Leonard
Concert and Production Manager


 AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Bruce Diehl, will perform their winter concert Friday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.

In addition to holiday tunes by Stan Kenton and jazz favorites by artists including Woody Herman and Les Hooper, the performance will feature the works of Amherst College professor and composer, Eric Sawyer, and Jeff Holmes, composer, conductor, professor and director of UMass’s African-American Music and Jazz Studies program.

This concert is open to the public at no charge. Seating is by general admission.