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Live Music – Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra
July 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
THE SOUTHERN OREGON JAZZ ORCHESTRA
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone (541) 499-8855