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Beatles hits will be jazzy this Saturday


COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – Get ready to enjoy your favorite Beatles songs. There is a show on Saturday night. The South Carolina Jazz Masterworks Ensemble, under the direction of Dr Robert Gardiner, will perform the best of The Beatles. Dr Gardiner says jazz and popular music have always been linked and mixing genres is a way of life for most musicians.

Two of its musicians have joined WIS TV Midday to provide insight into the music you’ll hear: guitarist, pianist and songwriter Bert Ligon and saxophonist and singer Lauren Meccia. Both are music teachers at the University of South Carolina and have performed in the South Carolina Jazz Masterworks Ensemble since its inception three years ago.

The South Carolina Jazz Masterworks Ensemble will offer SC Jazz plays the Beatles this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. It will be at the Harbison Theater which is located at the Midlands Technical College located at 7300 College Street in Irmo.

To get your $ 50 tickets, call 803-407-5011 or go to www.SCjazz.org.

Plan to wear a mask. Headquarters will be socially distanced.

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