Alabama School of the Arts Presents Jazz Band “Ella Fitzgerald” Concert Oct. 26

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MOBILE, Ala. – The Alabama School of the Arts Jazz Band at University of Mobile will present “Ella Fitzgerald: Celebrating the 100th Birthday of the First Lady of Song,” on Oct. 26.

The Jazz Band will perform at 7 p.m. in Ram Hall on the University of Mobile campus, 5735 College Pkwy. Tickets are $10 and are available at or at the door.

The entertaining, high-energy fall concert will feature music made popular by the beloved Ella Fitzgerald. The ensemble of 30 instrumentalists and featured soloists is presented under the direction of Kenn Hughes, chair of the music department, director of RamCorps, and former music director for the Dove Award-winning group Denver and the Mile High Orchestra.

For information about the Alabama School of the Arts, go to or call 251.442.2383.





About University of Mobile:
University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in over 40 areas of study. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres. For more information about University of Mobile, visit the website at or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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Rivers Brunson

Rivers Brunson

Rivers is an experienced writer and an alumna of University of Mobile. She graduated in 2015 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication. She returned to University of Mobile professionally as marketing communications specialist in 2017. She also hosts a podcast with Bellum Creative Group called Due South about Southern arts and culture. A Grove Hill, Alabama native, Rivers fell in love with the city of Mobile as an undergraduate student and now calls it home; however she takes frequent trips to see her family who are NAMB church planters in Livingston, Montana. She has a lovable golden retriever named Cooper.

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