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Shepherd University's presentation of the Jazz Ensemble and Lab Band, under the direction of Kurtis Adams, and Jazz Combo, under the direction of Nathan Lincoln-DeCusatis, has been rescheduled for 8 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Frank Center. Works by Charles Mingus, Gerry Mulligan, Quincy Jones and Sonny Rollins will be performed.

The Shepherd University Jazz Ensemble has performed throughout the East Coast and Europe and is in great demand as a feature band in jazz festivals around the globe. Invited to the world-renowned Montreux Jazz festival in 2003, the Jazz Ensemble played throughout Switzerland and Italy on a nine-day concert tour. In 1999, the band took its Ellington Tour to England and France. In the United States the ensemble has been featured at the Longwood, Blue Ridge and East Coast jazz festivals as well as regional festivals throughout Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey. The group is regularly featured in the Friends of Music annual Tuxedo Junction gala.

General admission to jazz night is $10 for adults and $5 for students.

For information, call 304-876-5555 or visit www.shepherd.edu/musicweb.