Weekend Playlist: Jazz Covers of Popular Songs

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It’s formal season at Kenyon and as we don our semi-formal attire, it might be nice to compliment your sophisticated air with some jazz. Now, I know some think, “Kids don’t like jazz and nor should they,” and they’re right. But to ease the transition into the genre, try these songs. Melodies you’ll recognize, with that jazzy essence.

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Do it tonight: Kenyon Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert

Come to Rosse Hall tonight to hear the musical stylings of the Kenyon Jazz Ensemble. The concert will feature works by Billy Strayhorn, Buck Clayton, Radiohead, Lillian Hardin Armstrong and more.  It will be an excellent show, because these guys are the bee’s knees.

  • Where: Rosse Hall
  • When: 8:00 p.m.
  • Cost: FREE

    Not to be confused with the Utah Jazz, which apparently exists.