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Grammy-Nominated Singer Brings Jazz Quartet to Texas Tech

Matthew Matherly

February 24, 2015

John Pizzarelli and his jazz quartet will come to Texas Tech with Jane Monheit.

WHAT: Grammy-nominated jazz singers John Pizzarelli and Jane Monheit play an evening of classic jazz in “Singers over Manhattan” at Texas Tech University. Featured on “PBS Legends of Jazz,” Pizzarelli and Monheit will perform everything from Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra to the Beatles.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday (March 6)

WHERE: Allen Theatre, Student Union Building, Texas Tech University

WHO: A world-renowned jazz guitarist and singer, John Pizzarelli has performed on the most popular national television shows including “The Late Show with David Letterman,” “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” “The Conan Show” and many more. Acclaimed Grammy-nominated vocalist Jane Monheit brings a fresh, contemporary voice to classic jazz hits while preserving the soul and power of the original to flawless effect.

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 Texas Tech ID at the SUB ticket booth. There will be a CD signing after the performance.

For more information visit http://www.ttu.edu/administration/president/lectureseries/

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CONTACT: Jo Moore, director, Texas Tech Presidential Lecture and Performance Series, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-5261 or jo.moore@ttu.edu.