Berlin – April is Jazz Appreciation Month and St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts will be celebrating by hosting Swing North Big Band on Saturday, April 14th starting at 7:00 pm. The 18-piece “Basie-style” big band will be presenting an evening of music made famous by the Count Basie Orchestra. Tickets for the show, $15.00 for adults and $10.00 for those under 18, are available on line (www.stkieranarts.org) for a small additional fee, at the arts center office and at the door on the evening of the show.
Swing North Big Band is just one part of what is known as St. J. Jazz. Based in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, in the heart of the Northeast Kingdom, Swing North Big Band has been dedicated to live performance since 1977. Under the direction of Phil Brown, this group is committed to providing the finest in classic and traditional jazz for dancing, listening and just plain fun! Please visit their website http://www.stjjazz.com/