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Le Moyne College Jazzuits Sing Sinatra with Guest Artist Ronnie Leigh

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (For Immediate Release) … On Sunday, Feb. 24, at 4 p.m., world class jazz vocalist Ronnie Leigh joins Le Moyne College’s Vocal Jazz Ensemble, The Jazzuits, under the direction of Carol Jacobe. The performance will feature renditions of Frank Sinatra’s hit recordings, including “Come Fly With Me,” “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” and much more! The event will take place in the James Commons, located in the Le Moyne College Campus Center.

“This year we will add a bit more excitement to the show,” says director Carol Jacobe. “In addition to performing as a group with Ronnie, many students will be performing Sinatra duets with him as well.” The Jazzuits are excited to have Leigh back on campus, having last performed with him during the 2010-11 academic year.

Ronnie Leigh, founder and artistic director of “Jazz in the City,” has been amazing audiences around the world for years. He has shared the stage with The Drifters, Pat Metheny, The Yellowjackets, David Benoit, Special EFX, Spyro Gyra, David Sanborn, Tom Scott, Etta Jones and Jon Hendricks, as well as the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra. Leigh recently released a copy of a new CD, titled “Ronnie Leigh Live at Apple Jazz,” which is available on iTunes and is currently nominated for a SAMMY award.

Reserved table seats are $10 for the general public; $8 for senior citizens; and $5 for students. General admission seats (behind tables) are $5 for the general public and senior citizens, and free for all students.

To purchase tickets, call (315) 445-4200 or visit www.lemoyne.edu/music.


posted on: 2/15/2013