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Dixieland Jazz Septet to Perform at Moravian College

Bethlehem, Pa., February 28, 2011--The sounds of Dixieland Jazz will fill Foy Hall when Alan Gaumer, trumpet, and Neil Wetzel, clarinet, and their septet perform at Moravian College on Thursday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. The concert was originally scheduled on February 3, but was postponed due to inclement weather.

The duo, joined by Rick Chamberlain, trombone, Mike Kuehn, banjo, Jeff Daniels, tuba, and two additional sidemen on piano and drums to present, Banjo and Tuba - A Dixieland Septet, is co-sponsored by the PA Jazz Society, recognizing the importance of Jazz in our musical heritage. Alan Gaumer is an artist-lecturer at Moravian College. Wetzel is assistant professor of music and director of Jazz Studies at Moravian.

Admission for the concert is $15 general admission and $10 for seniors and students. Advance 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.