November 29, 2016
The annual Sam Pitcher Memorial Scholarship Concert will take place on Wednesday, November 30th at 7 PM in the Ketchikan High School Auditorium and will feature Windjammers, Schoenbar Jazz Band, Scattered Sunshine Trombone Choir and the Kayhi Jazz Band. Kayhi will perform “Mack the Knife”, Lennon/McCartney’s “Yesterday”, “Stray Cat Strut”, and “Blue Mambo”.
The Scattered Sunshine Trombone Choir, with special guests Judi Green on piano and Kim Kleinschmidt on drums, will present “Eli’s Comin’”, Morten Lauridsen’s “Dirait-on” and “I Heard it Through the Grapevine”. Next, the Schoenbar Jazz Band directed by Jamie Karlson will play “Zoot Suit Riot”, “Caravan”, and “Final Countdown”.
The Windjammers will offer an arrangement of “Bye, Bye Blackbird”, “Norwegian Wood”, “Celtic Aire”, and others, with “Too Darn Hot” to include the Schoenbar Jazz Band.
Donations will be accepted at the door for the scholarship fund, which helps young musicians attend summer music camps. Sixty scholarships have been awarded since 2004.
Editing by Mary Kauffman, SitNews
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