MOUNT VERNON — The 61st annual jazz concert known as Top-N-Pops will take place Friday at the Mount Vernon Middle School Commons starting at 7 p.m.

The concert will feature the Mount Vernon Middle School Jazz Band, Mount Vernon High School Jazz Band, and a special guest, the Mount Vernon Nazarene University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Jim Puckett. The middle school jazz band, known as The Jacket Jazz, is under the Direction of Megan Aubihl. The high school jazz band, known as the Mellow Jackets, is under the direction of Andrew Sundman.

Students in both of these programs practice outside the regular school day to participate in this concert. Music of many styles will be performed at this year’s event including, big band swing, Latin jazz and rock-n-roll.

Tickets are available at the door. Soft drinks will be available for purchase and snacks will be served.


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