KCC Jazz Band to present “There’s No-ël in Swing” holiday concert Dec. 9 in Battle Creek

The Kellogg Community College Jazz Band will present its annual holiday concert Dec. 9 on campus in Battle Creek.

The KCC Jazz Band, directed by Eric Campbell, will present its “There’s No-ël in Swing” concert starting at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, in the auditorium of the Davidson Visual and Performing Arts Center, on campus at 450 North Ave. in Battle Creek.

The event is free and open to the public.

This year’s concert program will feature several holiday favorites, including:

  • “Jolly Old St. Nicholas,” arranged by David Wolpe
  • “Christmas Time Is Here,” by Vince Guaraldi, arranged by Roger Holmes, featuring Garrett Shook on euphonium and Robin Anthony on flute
  • “Dr. No-ël,” by Mike Tomaro
  • “Count Bubba,” by Gordon Goodwin, arranged by Paul Murtha
  • “Shiny Stockings,” arranged by Sammy Nestico
  • “Lucrecia MacEvil,” by David Clayton-Thomas
  • “Jingle Bell Rock,” arranged by Bob Lowden
  • “Hark the Herald Angels Sing,” arranged by Gordon Goodwin
  • “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” arranged by Paul Jennings and featuring Eric Campbell on flugelhorn

For more information about the KCC Jazz Band or the group’s “There’s No-ël in Swing” holiday concert, contact KCC’s Arts and Communication offices at 269-965-4126. For more information about upcoming events at KCC, musical and otherwise, visit the KCC Events Calendar at kellogg.edu/events.

About the Director

KCC Jazz Band Director Eric Campbell is a Battle Creek native with a long musical history across the state of Michigan. Campbell is a freelance trumpet performer with decades of experience in all genres of trumpet idioms, including lead trumpet (big band), chamber music, British brass band, Dixieland and rock ’n’ roll.

Campbell is president of the Cereal City Concert Band and former president of the award-winning Motor City Brass Band. Dozens of his jazz arrangements and compositions have been featured in area jazz festivals and he continues to add new musical experiences to his resume.

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