Lyon College Jazz Band at the Melba

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Lyon College Jazz Band at the Melba

Under the direction of Monty Hill, the Lyon College Jazz Band will present the 2nd annual “Jazz at the Melba” concert on Tuesday, March 27 at 7:00 p.m.  Directed by Josh Poff, the Batesville HS Jazz Band will open the show.

Legendary saxophonist Dr. Earl Hesse will return due to popular demand. A member of the Arkansas Jazz Hall of Fame, he is Professor Emeritus at Henderson State University where he taught for over 30 years.

The sensational Wally Fowler, a jazz vocalist from Jonesboro, will also join the Lyon College Jazz Band.  Mr. Fowler will bring his renditions of “A New State of Mind” and “I’ve Got News for You” to the crowd in the Melba. 

The concert at the Melba Theater is sponsored by The Citizen’s Bank and is free to the public.