Jazz Concert Benefits Law Foundation

Posted: November 2, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Jim Carroll conducting
Jim Carroll conducts the Jazz Ensemble.
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The George Mason University Jazz Ensemble will perform the music of such jazz legends as Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra, Stan Kenton and Alan Blalock in the fourth annual Jazz for Justice concert on Friday, Nov. 18. The concert benefits the Fairfax Law Foundation.

James Carroll, the director of Jazz Studies at George Mason and the founding conductor of the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra, will conduct the ensemble. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Concert Hall on the Fairfax Campus.

Sponsored by the Fairfax Law Foundation and the College of Visual and Performing Arts, the concert seeks to encourage the development of pro bono and community outreach programs such as the Family Legal Assistance Project, the Neighborhood Outreach Program, Fairfax Court Tours for Middle Schools and drug-related education in the surrounding area.

Ticket prices for the George Mason University community and general public are $7 adults and $5 for students and

seniors. For more information, contact the Fairfax Law Foundation at 703-246-2740.

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