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May 15, 2002

CSUS gets all jazzed up

California State University, Sacramento gets ready for the 29th annual Sacramento Jazz Jubilee, May 24 - 27 with three concerts featuring renowned performers from around the world.

The University's Jazz Ensembles and Vocal Jazz finish the semester with a bang as they join forces to present the "Spring Jazz Thing" at 8 p.m., May 17 in the Music Recital Hall in Capistrano Hall.

The award-winning groups are performing under the direction of CSUS professors Steve Roach and Julie Adams who say the program includes, "Exciting tight harmonies and characteristic fun and flair." Tickets are $8 for general admission and $5 for student and seniors.

The following week, two of jubilee's featured bands will give free concerts at CSUS both in the University Union's Roundtable Pizza.

One of the top international bands at the jubilee, The Fireworks Jazz Band from Melbourne, Australia will give a free concert on campus from 4 - 6 p.m., Tuesday, May 21.

Returning for its 21st year to the jubilee is the traditional jazz group the Colorado University Claim Jumpers. They will give a free concert on campus from 4 - 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 22.

For the ticketed concert call the CSUS Ticket Office at (916) 278-4323. For more information about the free concerts call (916) 278-6997. For additional media assistance contact the CSUS public affairs office at (916) 278-6156.


For further information, send an e-mail to or contact
public affairs at (916) 278-6156. For ticketed events, call the CSUS Ticket Office at (916) 278-4323.   

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