Harding University Jazz Band To Perform with Professional Pianist in Searcy

Harding University Jazz Band to perform with professional pianist

SEARCY, Ark.- The Harding University Jazz Band will perform with
internationally recognized jazz pianist Bill Carrothers at the annual
fall concert Nov. 19.

Carrothers has played concerts around the world throughout his 30-year
career as a professional pianist. He has been the leader of 17
critically acclaimed recordings such as The Artful Dodger, Civil War
Diaries, Home Row and Joy Springs.

Carrothers will be the featured soloist at the concert and will
perform three pieces with the jazz band and three pieces with a small
group of students. He will be using several of his original works
while featured on the keyboard.

The jazz band will perform several pieces featuring works from Count
Basie, Quincy Jones and Gordon Goodwin. The band will also include
songs such as Down For Double, No Snooze Blues, The Way You Look
Tonight and Not yet Over the Hill.

The concert will be in the Administration Auditorium Nov. 19 at 7 p.m.
Admission is $3. For more information, call 501-279-4343.

Harding had a record enrollment this year of more than 6,600 students
from all 50 states and 49 foreign countries. It is the largest private
university in Arkansas and attracts more National Merit Scholars than
any other private university in the state. Harding also maintains
campuses in Australia, Chile, England, France/Switzerland, Greece,
Italy and Zambia.