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Free Big Band Concert at North Lake College

IRVING, Texas. April 16, 2007 - The North Lake College Big-Band will give a free performance on Tuesday, May 1 at 7:30 pm in the college's Performance Hall. The band, directed by former Grapevine High School band director Danny Prado, will present an evening of contemporary jazz featuring guest artist, trombonist Chris Seiter.

Chris Seiter attended the University of North Texas and was a member of the famed One O'Clock Lab Band his entire four-year tenure. While at UNT, Chris became an active freelance and studio trombonist in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, performing with such legends as Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Nancy Wilson, Ray Charles, and many others. Chris was a two-time recipient of jazz study and recording grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and received the Frank Rosolino Memorial Jazz Award from the International Trombone Association.

Chris currently performs with the official Texas Jazz Orchestra and Them Bones and also serves as arranger, trombonist, and manager of the White's Chapel United Methodist Church Worship Orchestra in Southlake.

North Lake College is located at 5001 N. MacArthur Blvd. in Irving. For more information contact the Visual and Performing Arts Office at (972)273-3576. The concert is free and open to the public.

North Lake College is a member of the Dallas County Community College District. Educational opportunities are offered by the Dallas County Community College District without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex or sexual orientation.