North Country Jazz Ensemble will perform Saturday at Will Rogers

SARANAC LAKE – The North Country Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Saranac Village at Will Rogers as part of Daffest 2013.

This group, formed in the spring of 2012, is the creation of Dr. Robert Delfausse, former Chair of the music department at Wagner College on Staten Island, NY. The performance will include big band standards, swing and light jazz pieces by Glenn Miller, Stan Kenton, Lester Young, Harry James, Sammy Nestico and more.

Members include professional music educators, high school students and many who have other careers but enjoy playing and creating music. The Ensemble is currently under the direction of Mr. Zachary Moser, instrumental music teacher and band director of Lake Placid High School.

This program is open to the public. A $5 donation is requested and refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact Debbie Kanze at 518-891-7117.