The Hope College Jazz Arts Collective and four smaller ensembles will perform on Saturday, Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

The public is invited. Admission is free.

The Legends Combo will open the performance with “Triste,” by Antonio Carlos Jobim. The combo is instructed by faculty member Lisa Sung and will be conducted by student Leah Reinardy.

The Steps Ahead Combo will perform Freddie Hubbard’s “Povo” and Mike Stern’s “Chromosome.” Faculty member Tom Lockwood teaches the ensemble, and student Houston Patton will conduct.

The Headhunters Combo, taught by visiting faculty member Stafford Hunter and conducted by student Dylan Sherman, will perform “Chan’s Song,” by Herbie Hancock, and “Pent-Up House” by Sonny Rollins.

The Jazz Messengers Combo will perform John Coltrane’s “Impressions.” Faculty member Robert Shipley instructs this combo, which will be conducted by student Houston Patton.

The second half of the concert features the large Jazz Arts Collective under the direction of Shipley. The ensemble will open with a piece by Shipley titled “Amari.” The ensemble will also perform Roy Hargrove’s “All Over Again,” Duke Ellington’s “Cottontail,” Dizzy Gillespie’s “A Night in Tunisia,” Gordon Goodwin’s “There’s the Rub,” and “Lovers--Mr. Melody,” by Marvin Yancy, Natalie Cole and Chuck Jackson.

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Due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, Hope is currently requiring that masks be worn by all individuals while indoors on campus unless in their living space or alone in their work space.

The Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts is located at 221 Columbia Ave., between Ninth and 10th streets.