Nationally known saxophonist Jeff Kashiwa will perform as a special guest soloist at Shoreline Community College Concert Band’s Winter Concert, “Facets of Love” at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at the Shorecrest Performing Arts Center. Kashiwa, a former student of Ken Noreen, director of the Concert Band, is considered one of the most successful saxophonists in the smooth jazz genre, making his name as a member of the popular group, The Rippingtons in the late 1980s. He is currently working on his sixth solo CD.
The Shoreline Singers, directed by Fred Lokken, and the Shorewood High School Wind Ensemble, directed by Brian Akesson are also on the evening’s program as is the 2010 All-State Band students from Shorewood and Shorecrest high schools. The 14 students will join the 65-piece Shoreline Concert Band on their finale selection, “The Beatles: Love.”
Tickets are available at the door. General admission is $8; $6 for senior and students, and $4 for children and SCC students.
The Shorecrest Performing Arts Center is located at 15343 25th Ave NE in Shoreline.