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River City Band to perform tonight

Staff Report

The McCraney-Cottle Arts Council's final performance of the season is Tuesday, March 14 at 7:00 p.m. in the Tallassee High School Auditorium. Local performers from the River City Band will take the stage.

The group was formed in July of 2014. The foundation is jazz, but the band plays a wide range of musical styles.

Musicians include trumpet players; Sena Bird, Ronny Warren, Steve Hammonds and Mike Hammonds. Trombonists are Michael Bird, Rennie Mills and Landon DuBose. Sax players are Wesley Jimmerson, Nathan Taunton and Caleb Thornton. The rhythm section includes; John Vanlandingham on guitar, Will Mooty on bass guitar, George McCain on drums and Don Darby on piano.

The concert will be approxmately 50 minutes with selections from George Gershwin to Herbie Hancock. Popular favorites like; "Misty," "Sweet Georgia Brown," "Over the Rainbow" and "Mack the Knife" will be played.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and may be purchased at the door.

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