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The Jazz Men

 Posted: 8:20 AM September 06, 2012

The Jazz Men, a 17-piece ensemble based in Ashland, will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, in front of La Baguette, 340 A St., Ashland. The group features vocalist Kacie Garner.

The street concert will feature big band and swing era classics by Glenn Miller, Stan Kenton, Duke Ellington and Count Basie. The band, formed in February 2011, includes area musicians on saxophones, trombones, trumpets, keyboard, drums, guitar and bass.

The show will be held in conjunction with Ashland's First Friday art walk, and the band will be accepting donations to benefit Children International.

Information about the nonprofit organization and sponsoring children will be available at the show. Call 319-240-9090.

— Teresa Thomas

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