The February 16, 2014 SuperJazz Concert will feature Jazz Vocalist, Rebecca Rafla.
Rebecca Rafla is a senior pursuing a bachelor of science degree with a major in music at Samford University. She currently is a voice student of Christina Villaverde and has also studied with jazz musician, Ray reach. Rebecca regularly performs in the Birmingham area, and she is the solo vocalist for the Samford Jazz Ensemble. She is a member of Samford’s A Cappella Choir and Opera program.
The program will contain songs made famous by Carole King, Erskine Hawkins, Horace Silver, Stevie Wonder, Count Basie, Benny Carter, Radiohead and many others. It will also feature arrangements by Everett Lawler, Mart Avant, Steve Pryor, Bob Curnow and Sammy Nestico.
Since 1978, SuperJazz has provided big-band jazz concerts to Birmingham audiences in a concert setting. The ensemble is made up of 21 of Birmingham’s top jazz professionals, each of whom donates their time and talents to the project.
As with all SuperJazz Concerts, the performance will be in Brock Recital Hall on the campus of Samford University. Doors open at 2:30, Concert begins at 3:00 and will last about an hour and a half.
There are no advance ticket sales. Admission is $5 for Adults and Seniors. Students from any school will be admitted for $3 with ID. Samford Students, Faculty and Staff are admitted free of charge.