IRVING, Texas. November 4, 2005 - The North
Lake College Big Band will perform Tuesday, November 29, in the
college's Performance Hall. The concert begins at 7:30 PM and is free
and open to the public. The college is located at 5001 N. MacArthur
Blvd. in Irving, TX.
The band, led by Danny Prado, will open the
show with a variety of contemporary big-band music and will be joined by
guest artist Tim Ishii. Saxophonist Ishii is well-known in the area as
he has performed at the Texas Music Educators Conference and is a
faculty member at several jazz camps including the University of
Wisconsin's summer festival. Mr. Ishii has backed numerous artists
including: Natalie Cole, The Temptations, Doc Severinson, James Moody,
Slide Hampton and many others. He is currently the head of the
University of Texas, Arlington Jazz Studies department and next semester
will be leading the UTA Jazz Orchestra on an international tour to
Germany, and the North Sea Jazz Festival.
For additional information call the Visual & Performing Arts Learning Center at 972-273-3576.
North Lake College is a member of the Dallas
County Community College system. Educational opportunities are offered
by the Dallas County Community College system without regard to race,
color, age, national origin, religion, sex or sexual orientation. Call
(972) 273-3000 for college information, or go to the college's Web site