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Fred P. Hall Amphitheater,
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8:00pm

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Wallace Bowl at Gillson Park,
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Lagoon at Dawes Park,
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Main Beach Bandshell,
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Fred P. Hall Amphitheater,
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Cutting Hall,
Palatine IL
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Cutting Hall,
Palatine IL
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Altergott Auditorium at Palatine High School,
Palatine IL
3:30pm

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Cutting Hall,
Palatine IL
3:30pm

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At a Dixieland Jazz Funeral

Jared Spears

 

At a Dixieland Jazz Funeral depicts a traditional Dixieland funeral in old New Orleans. A jazz combo and the band open with a slow, mournful processional based on the hymn, "Just A Closer Walk With Thee". The piece then transitions into an up-tempo celebration of life with "When The Saints Go Marching In".

Arranger Jared Spears is Professor of Music Emeritus at Arkansas State University. He was born in Chicago and educated at Northern Illinois University, the Cosmopolitan School of Music; and Northwestern University.

Last updated on April 5, 2012 by Palatine Concert Band