The Heart of Carolina Jazz Society has released “Jazz Encounters,” directed by Gregg Gelb. This is the first CD in the 20 year history of the Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra. The CD includes Big Band standards and originals plus a special section of jazz arrangements of classical music by arrangers Paul Kelly and Gregg Gelb. The new arrangements for "Jazz Encounters" were created in 2009 through a grant to the Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra from the North Carolina State Arts Council, and this recording is supported by a Regional Artist Grant from the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County.
Sales info: Price of the CD is $15. Purchase by mail by sendinga check for $16.50 (includes postage and shipping) to: Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra, PO Box 253, Sanford, NC 27330. For more information visit http://www.carolinajazz.com/ or contact Gregg Gelb at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919/770-0349.
(Press release provided by the Heart of Carolina Jazz Society,)