Jingle Jazz on Dec. 9 at Thomas Hall


Pianist "Jingle" Joe Augustine, trumpeter Jack "Frost" Schantz, vocalist "Peppermint" Patty LaNasa and more musicians from The University of Akron School of Music are combining their musical talents for Jingle Jazz on Sunday, Dec. 9, 3 p.m. at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, 198 Hill St., on the UA campus.

The concert will include jolly, jazzy selections from Duke Ellington's "Jazz Nutcracker" by the UA Jazz Ensemble, Bing Crosby's "White Christmas" by The Joe Augustine Trio, and other seasonal favorites.
Advance-sale tickets are available at the Thomas Hall Ticket Office and by phone at 330-972-7570. Tickets will be sold at the door if seating is still available. Tickets are $12 for general admission; $6 for non-UA students, and free for UA students when they show their Zip Cards. "Jingle Jazz" is part of the Kulas Concert Series, the UA School of Music's signature concert series that is supported by the Cleveland-based Kulas Foundation.

Media contact: Cyndee Snider, 330-972-5196 or cyndee@uakron.edu.