CU@SC: Country Jazz Fusion with Dave Alexander and His Band
- Dates: Fri, October 31, 2008
- Times: 8:00 PM
- Contact: Jennifer Elbert
- Telephone: 580-581-5506
Cameron University’s Country Jazz Fusion Event to Feature the Dave Alexander Band
The 28th annual Cameron University Country Jazz Fusion will take place at 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30 in the Cameron University Theatre, located at 27th Street and A Avenue in Lawton.A Country Jazz Fusion concert featuring the Dave Alexander Band will also be performed at The Simmons Center in Duncan on Friday, Oct. 31, as part of the CU@SC (CameronUniversity at the SimmonsCenter) series of fine arts events.
This year, the Dave Alexander Band joins the Cameron University Jazz Ensemble and the Cameron/Lawton Community Jazz Ensemble. John Moots, professor of music at Cameron, will direct the concert.
Dave Alexander’s talents as a performer are unsurpassed as recently exemplified upon his induction in to the Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame, 2004 Male Vocalist of The Year by the Academy of Western Artists and newly appointed 2005 Cadillac sponsorship. He has performed and recorded with the biggest names in country music such as GeorgeStrait, Toby Keith and LeAnn Rimes while carving out his own stellar career in the music industry. The three time GRAMMY nominee remains as one of the nation’s top selling western artists. Alexander has been recognized as having created the finest Western Big Band ever assembled to deliver his overwhelming performances. His star performers who will accompany him to Lawton and include guitar great Tommy Nash, formerly of the Dixie Chicks, three time World Champion, Randy “Snuffy” Elmore on Fiddle, and Maurice Anderson on Steel Guitar.
Tickets for the 28th annual Country Jazz Fusion Concert are $10 for general admission. All Cameron faculty, staff and student admitted free with proper identification. Tickets are available in the AdministrationBuilding’s Business Office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays. To reserve tickets, call 580.581.2129 or 580.581.5501.
For more information on the concert, contact the Cameron University Department of Music at 580.581.2440 or Moots at 580.581.2432 or 580.704.8543, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Country Jazz Fusion concert featuring the Dave Alexander Band will also be performed at The Simmons Center in Duncan on Friday, Oct. 31, as part of the CU@SC (CameronUniversity at the SimmonsCenter) series of fine arts events. Tickets for the Duncan concert are also $10 for general admission and are available at the SimmonsCenter or by calling 580-252-2900. For more information on other CU@SC series events, call 580-581-5506.
The concerts are made possible through generous funding of the Oklahoma Arts Council, the National Endowment of the Arts, and the Cameron University Lectures and Concerts Committee.
Further Details: 8:00 PM