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Live Music – Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra

July 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The 16 piece big band SOUTHERN OREGON JAZZ ORCHESTRA has in its repertoire a

mix of highly danceable swing, Latin and classic big band arrangements. Formed by trumpeter

Corren Hileman in the Spring of 2008, the band has played in a variety of venues, the Bear Creek

Summer concert series in Medford, the Grants Pass Outdoor concert series, Rogue Valley

Manor, and the Evergreen Ballroom in Central Point. Currently, the band is playing at for dancing

monthly at the Eagles Aerie in Medford. and twice a month at Howiee’s in Medford. Most

prominently SOJO has played played at the Medford Jazz Festival for the last four years. In

January of 2012, the band played a two-week engagement at the Camelot Theater, Spotlight On

The USO. SOJO is available privately to play for a wide range of functions.

Alan Berman is the featured male vocalist who also plays piano. Also featured is Dianne

Strong, female vocalist. Instrumental soloists include Frank Kenney on tenor saxophone, alto

saxophonists Daniel Chavez and Jeremy Durst, Steve Horton trombone, and Pat DeBellis on

trumpet. The band is an exciting mix of local musicians, musicians from the Rogue Symphony, and

former members of the Jefferson State Jazz Orchestra.

Contact information: Corren Hileman Bandleader

Web Site http://sojazzorchestra.com/

email address jazzbaby97@sbcglobal.net

Phone (541) 499-8855



July 14, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Belle Fiore Winery
100 Belle Fiore Lane
Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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