October 28, 2015
WHAT: As part of the Texas Tech University Presidential Lecture & Performance Series, The Manhattan Transfer, a 10-time Grammy-winning jazz quartet and an industry cornerstone for pop and jazz hits, will perform at Texas Tech.
The group consists of vocalists Janis Siegel, Alan Paul, Cheryl Bentyne and Trist Curless. Curless replaced founding member Tim Hauser, who died in 2014.
The Manhattan Transfer has released 19 singles and 29 albums in its decades-long career, and its music has been featured in major films and TV shows. The group has recorded with Tony Bennett, Bette Midler, Smokey Robinson, Laura Nyro, Phil Collins, B.B. King, Chaka Khan, James Taylor and Frankie Valli as well as others.
Tickets are $18 and can be purchased from Select-A-Seat or by calling (806) 770-2000. Texas Tech students can receive one free ticket with a valid student ID at the Student Union Building ticket booth. There will be a CD signing at the Allen Theatre after the performance.
WHEN: 7 p.m. Nov. 13
WHERE: Allen Theatre, Student Union Building, 15th Street and Akron Avenue
CONTACT: Jo Moore, director, Presidential Lecture & Performance Series, Texas Tech University (806) 834-5261 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Presidential Lecture & Performance Series strives to enrich the Texas Tech academic and cultural experience by bringing leading scholars and artists together with the university's distinguished faculty, students and staff to exchange expertise, research and talents.Facebook