Rattler Jazz Band presents 4th annual concert | TheUnion.com

Rattler Jazz Band presents 4th annual concert

The Magnolia Intermediate School Rattler Jazz Band will present the 4th annual Tasty Jazz Concert on Friday, March 31 at 7:00 p.m. at Magnolia Intermediate School, 22431 Kingston Lane, Grass Valley.

The Rattler Jazz Band is an audition-only performance group made up of 23 talented and dedicated 6th, 7th and 8th graders. The students gather before classes twice weekly to prepare for various performances and competitions. They are under the direction of Lucy Schram and Phil Richardson. The evening of music will highlight several famous and familiar jazz charts. Dessert and beverages will be served at intermission.

Guest artists during the evening’s performance will be local musicians Bill Douglass and Nora Nausbaum! Nora is a classical and jazz flutist as well as a certified Alexander Technique teacher. She performs in the Bay Area and throughout Northern California. Bill has been performing and recording jazz on the double bass and bamboo flute since 1965 with many world-renowned artists. He presently performs with Hemispheres. Bill and Nora are members of the Sierra Jazz Society, with Bill being the Artistic Director. They are teachers at the Sierra Jazz Society jazz camp held locally in July of each summer.

Tickets are available through the Rattler Jazz students, Magnolia Intermediate School, and at the door. Entry is $5.00 for individuals and $20.00 for families of four or more.

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