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By Gini Davis
The Creswell Chronicle 

Saucy Jazz raises $10k for school music program

 

February 15, 2018

Pete Nelson

Blake Nelson (standing, center) solos on clarinet as CHS Jazz Band 1 plays "Mary's Idea," by Mary Lou Williams during last Saturday's Saucy Jazz event.

A hearty lasagna dinner catered by Mazzi's of Eugene, lively music provided by Creswell High and Creswell Middle School jazz musicians, and games that put the "fun" in fundraising added up to more than $10,000 to support Creswell's school music program as the Creswell Music Boosters hosted their fifth annual Saucy Jazz event on Feb. 10 in the CHS commons.

The theme was "Under a Paper Moon." Performing were guest musicians Takatu Boostep, CHS Jazz 1, CHS Jazz 2, CMS Jazz Band and CHS Jazz Choir, a student improvisation group joined by woodwinds coach Rob Lee, solos and ensembles. Nate Robert...



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