Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 27, 1972 · Page 23
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 23

Greeley, Colorado
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Thursday, April 27, 1972
Page 23
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(C'oio.) 'A'KiBUWK Thur», April 27,1972 UNC To Host Jazz Festival . A morning concert for young musicians is one of three jazz concerts slated Saturday at the University of Northern Colo rado. . The event is the second annual Colorado College Jazz Festival, a showcase of 14 coliege and university jazz bands from a four-slate area. Also scheduled is a saxophone clinic by well-known musician Benny Carter. '·We will have all kinds of Jazz from rock to Dixieland,' ·aid Derryl Goes, UNC music faculty member and director ol the'event. .The saxophone clinic will be the' first event of the festival ·t 9:30 in Frasier Theater. 3 Fret Concert* Three concerts are planned, at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and ·t 7'p.m. in Frasier Theater and, are free. "We think youngsters ol Uementary through high school »g« will be interested in the morning concert and the clinic," Goes said. More of the music of the rock ·ra will be presented in the 90 minute session. Hold the Phone 'SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) *~ "Could you hold the phone a minute and I'll check," Detective; Richard Woods asked the roar) ·who had telephoned to inquire if Sacramento police Ranted him. : Woods hurried to another telephone and called San Francisco; police to nab Donald 6ean-Lciter, 20, who was telephoning from a bus station phone booth in that city. A. few minutes later, while Woods was talking to Lcitcr, a San 1 Francisco policeman broke into 1 the conversation to announce the arrest was made. Leifer was returned to Sacramento for investigation of six holdups a n d - four car thefts, Woods said. Estimate Up: WASHINGTON - The Transportation Department estimates the total cost of building the 42,500-mile Interstate Highway System at $76.3. billion, an increase of $6.4 billion .over the 1870.estimale. The morning concert will feature UNC's Jazz Ensemble III under the direction of Goes. Also on the program will be a Colorado State University jazz band directed by Gordon Purslow, and a University of Colorado band directed by Jon Wiegardt. Six Jazz Bands The afternoon concert will involve six \yi:i. bands and will be three hours long. Leading off will bo UNC's Jazz Ensemble II under the direction of Jack Robinson. They will be followed by Colby College of Colby, Kan., directed by Lowell Graham; Rocky Mountain College of Billings, Mont., directed by John Knoll; Colorado School of Mines, Golden, directed by John Shannon; Casper College of Casper, Wyo., directed by Tom Kinser, and Metropolitan Stale College of Denver, directed by Wiegardt. UNC will set the pace for the 2'A-hour evening concert in which four bands will par- 'icipate and a finale will involve musicians from all bands in a festival group featuring Carter as soloist. Roberts Emcee Emcecing the concert will be fohn Roberts, president of the National Association of Jazz Educators and director of music in the Denver public school system. Goes will direct the UNC premier Jazz Ensemble I.. Following them on the Frasier stage will be the University ol Denver band, directed by Tusso rlarris; CSU's premier group tinder the direction of Otto Werner; CU's number one band with Weigardt again in front, and UNC's Edwin (Buddy) Baker directing the Festival Band antl Carter. Carlcr is currently a free ance composer-arranger in Hollywood. In addition to lead- ng his own group for years, ic played,wilh the Duke Elling- on, Horace Henderson and Chick Webb bands. He plays several instruments including .he saxophone and clarinet. .Carter's clinic will cover the art of performing on saxophone vith a big band, according to Mines Band Made Up Of Engineers One band will wind up a tour of. Wyoming at tlie Colorado College Jazz Festival Saturday in Greeley, and another finds its members have unusual backgrounds for jazz music. The festival is being hosted by the University of Northern Colorado and bands from nearly a dozen Kocky Mountain area colleges and universities will be on hand for three separate concerts, all free. The Rocky Mountain College group consisting of 23 members, will "warm up" for their Saturday performance with slops at Sheridan, Riverton, Lander, Hawlins and Cheyenne [his week. The band has performed before 16,000 people this year. Directed by John Shannon, the band from Colorado School of Mines at Golden, a jazz ensemble, is made up entirely of engineering students with no music majors involved. One director is a busy man with the baton. John Wiegardt, who aiso directs the Denver lironco band, will lead two jazz bands at the festival from the University of Colorado and the band from Metropolitan State College in Denver. Festival concerts will be at 10:30 a.m., 1:33 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Frasier Theater. Jim Smith Guy Hoffman Jean Schiff Judges UNC Art Exhibit A nationally prominent artist, ; E. Jean Schiff, served as juror or the third annual student exhibition of art til the University of Northern Colorado. Opened this Wednesday in the UNC library building, the show features drawings, prints, paint- including ngs, crafts and sculptures produced by University art students. It will run through May 15. An assistant professor at Metropolitan Stale College in Denver, Ms. Schiff is a graduate of the University of Denver. She holds a master of fine arts degree from the University of Colorado and lias attended (lie Ciiicago Art Institute, Washburn University, University of Kansas and the college ol San Mateo in California. Her work has appeared in m a n y national exhibitions, the San Francisco Women Artists Exhibition; the National Exhibition of Prints CATCHERS ARE PILOTS NEW YORK (AP) Many former major league catchers are managing minor league teams this season. They include: Del Crandall with Kvansville, Sherm Lollar with Iowa and Del Wilher with Denver in the American Association; Andy Seminick with Eugene, Ore., in the Pacific Coast league; Clint Courtney with Savannah in the Southern League and Norm Sherry with Shreveport, La., in the Texas league. and Drawings in Dickinson, N.D.; the third annual Bucknell Drawing Exhibition in Lewisburg, Pa.; Drawings USA 1968 in the St. Paul Minn., Art Center, and the 143rd annual exhibition at the National Academy of Design in New York. Doctor Leaves War SEATTLE (AP) m.. Dr.. Pal Smith, who has eared for the Montagnards In ' Vietnam's highlands 13 years, Is returning home to Seattle She and her staff at Minh Quy Hospital were evacuated Wednesday . from embattled Kpnlum, objective of a North Vietnamese advance. The following cablegram from her was received by Kon- turn Hospital Fund Inc., Seattle: 'Entire staff including Dr. Smith, Del and Wir Dich evacuated to Nha Trang en route Saigon and home. More later. Everyone safe." Del, 5, and Wir Dich, I'.i, are Dr Smith's adopted sons who have never been out of Vietnam. Great Britain and Greece are New Zealand's two biggest markets for lamb. Soviets Initiated Secret Kissinger Moscow Journey WASHINGTON (AP) - An administration source today said the initiative for Henry A Kissinger's secret (rip to Moscow to sec Communist party chief Leonid I. Brezhnev came from the Soviets. The source said President Nixon, who has been enaged in correspondence with Brezhnev in advance of their summit meeting in late May, also favored sending his adviser to the Kremlin for pro-summit talks. Tiie aim of Kissinger's April 20-24 meetings with Brezlm6v and other Soviet leaders was said to he to go through major items that will come up when Nixon arrives at the Soviet capital. Kissinger, in briefing newsmen on Nixon's Vietnam speech Wednesday night, reported that preparations for the Moscow summit are on cours* and "may have received an additional impetus" from. Kissinger's advance trip. He said expectations for a U.S.'-Sovict missiles-curb agreement next month were reinforced by his talks in Moscow. Vietnam was said to have been an important issue in tha Kissinger-Brezhnev discussions. The Soviets are opposed to U.S. bombing of the North, and the United States complains o£ Moscow's .-heavy arms shipments to tlie Hanoi regime. The call by Soviet leaders for ,, U.S. return to the Paris peace talks was said to be one factor in Nixon's decision to resume that parley. "The Lower Level" THE JONES co. Ladies Sportswear Visit our Specially Priced Lower Level Today Every item marked'% original price Corner 8th Ave. and 10th Street Phon^ 353-3333 Store Hours: 9:30 a.m.lo 5:30 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. 9:30 to 8:30, Thursday and Friday. Phone calls Invited.. Dial.353.2in.

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