Monday, April 27, 2009
Thursday on the Plaza With the PSC Jazz Ensemble
Many events took place the final couple weeks of the semester, and I fell behind with my blog entries. But I am pretty sure that the outdoor concert took place on Thursday, April 23, on a beautiful day after the torrid performance the previous night.
Well, the PSC Jazz Ensemble, led by Dr. Pat Fortney, put on an excellent show for the Concert on the Plaza, just as the band did last spring.
As the slide show of the Fun on the Plaza emphasizes, the audience enjoyed great music, beautiful weather, and delicious ice cream, including Banana Splits while the band played on.
I recorded the Jazz Ensemble's exciting rendition of the Aritha Franklin standard, "Respect," which features the band's vocal soloist, Jane Henry: