A Pasta & Jazz dinner featuring the Cheshire High School Jazz Ensemble will be held Friday, March 15, 2013 from 6 – 9 pm in the Cheshire High School Eastt Gym (enter through the front doors). The 23 member Jazz Ensemble will perform throughout the evening. The Cheshire High School Jazz Improv students will also be making an appearance. Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, and age 6 and under are free. Tickets are available at the door or can be reserved by calling 203-605-8653.
Tickets include pasta, salad, rolls, beverages, desserts and live jazz music with a dance floor. All proceeds raised through this event will be used for the Cheshire High School Jazz Ensemble and their related events.
During recent years, the Cheshire High School Jazz Ensemble has participated in a variety of prominent jazz festivals including the Berklee Jazz Festival and the WCSU Jazz Festivals frequently attaining high honors for their performances as one of the top high school jazz ensembles in the region. The CHS Jazz Ensemble has worked and performed with such professional jazz musicians as Luis Bonilla, Terel Stafford, Steve Davis, Dick Oatts and Garry Dial. In January, the CHS Jazz Ensemble plans on travelling to the Tampa, Florida to participate in the Outback Bowl and will host their 10th Annual Jazz Festival on May 3, 2013 at Cheshire High School. Jazz is alive and well at CHS so come and join the fun!