April 25 is Jazz Night at the Pence Center

PINAL COUNTY, AZ – The Central Arizona College Jazz Ensemble will take center stage at the Don P. Pence Center for Visual & Performing Arts with Jazz Night at the Pence Center on Thursday, April 25, at 7 p.m. 

The show features both classic big band music and contemporary jazz literature. The featured soloist will be Larry Marik on tenor sax playing I Concentrate on You. Marik is a community member and resident of Palm Creek RV Park. 

Music in the performance will include George & Ira Gershwin’s Summertime, The Beatles’ Money, and Lee Morgan’s Sidewinder and How High The Moon just to name a few. 

Advance tickets for the show are available online at http://springjazz.eventbrite.com/. If available, tickets for the night of show may be purchased at the Pence Center Box Office that will open at 6 p.m. General admission is $5, while CAC students are admitted for free. The following list individuals will participate in Jazz Night:


Rick Moore – Lead Alto – Director
E. Alan Stanz – Alto 2  - Cape Charles, Virginia – Guest Performer
Larry Marik – Tenor 1 – Casa Grande – Community Member


Ronald Stegner – Florence High School – CAC Student 


Erik Davila – Casa Grande Union High School – CAC Student
Walter Jacobson – Casa Grande – Community Member
Jeffery Reel – Florence – CAC Student
Marilyn Tessitore – Casa Grande Union High School – CAC Student


Tommy Flewelling – Guitar – Peoria High School – CAC Student
Jared Salas – Drum Set – Casa Grande Union High School - CAC Student
John Sutton – Bass – Eloy – CAC Adjunct Faculty

Central Arizona College’s Signal Peak Campus, home of the Pence Center, is located at 8470 N. Overfield Road between the cities of Coolidge and Casa Grande. The campus is located just a few miles east of I-10, midway between Tucson and Phoenix
Central Arizona College - District Office 8470 N. Overfield Road, Coolidge, AZ 85128 Phone: 800-237-9814