Free jazz concert Thursday

March 6, 2017 - 2:19pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College JazzCats and the Brothers-Nevala-Kozak Trio will present a free concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at the Brownstone Center on the Poplarville campus.
  The JazzCats, under the direction of Michael Bass, will play first followed by the trio.
  Michael Brothers is director of percussion studies at Southeastern Louisiana University and co-director of the Southeastern Jazz Ensemble and director of the Spirit of the Southland drumline.
  Pianist Dr. Andy Nevala is director of jazz studies at Jacksonville State University in Alabama and directs the university’s numerous jazz and Latin ensembles.
  Christopher Kozak is director of jazz studies at the University of Alabama. He plays double and electric bass.
  All three have maintained active careers as professional performers.