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The Dave Roth Trio Evening of Classic Jazz at Moravian College

David RothBethlehem, Pa., January 17, 2011--The Dave Roth Trio will perform a menu of songbook standards and classic jazz compositions in the intimate setting of Foy Concert Hall, Friday, January 21 at 7:30 p.m. Piano jazz and spontaneity is the hallmark of the trio which features Dave Roth on piano, Paul Rostock on bass, and Glenn Davis on drums.

A celebrated performer in the Valley and beyond, Roth is a 1985 Moravian graduate, and he completed a Master's degree in classical piano performance at the University of Northern Colorado. His work in the field of jazz education has received national honors, and his recent work, the Music Teachers National Association's Jazz Studies Guide, includes a written endorsement from Dave Brubeck. In 2000, Roth joined the faculty of Moravian as an Artist-Lecturer in Jazz Studies.

Rostock is an active free lance musician performing in a multitude of musical settings. He has been on the faculty at Moravian since 1991 as an instructor of double bass and bass guitar and has directed jazz ensembles and teaches jazz history and improvisation practicum. He is also one of the directors for the popular July Jazz Getaway and accompanies the guest artists who appear annually at the camp.

Davis is a drummer, recording artist, composer, and educator who currently leads his own jazz quartet and quintet. He is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music in Boston and has performed and recorded with many notable musicians.

Admission for the concert is $15 for general admission, $10 for seniors & students. Tickets can be purchase online at: http://www.lvartsboxoffice.org/. Foy Concert Hall is located on Moravian College's South Campus. Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. Anyone who anticipates needing any type accommodation or who has questions about the physical access provided should contact Kathi Roman at Katro@moravian.edu or 610 625-7880.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America's sixth-oldest college. Visit the Web site at www.moravian.edu.