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MPH: Making musical memories

Opening for the White Trio on Sunday will be the MPH Jazz Lab Band and The Oh Man! Band. Conducted by MPH instrumental music instructor Joe Colombo, the Jazz Lab Band features vocalist Jamie Jo on tunes such as Fats Waller's "Honeysuckle Rose." Jo will also sing with the Oh Man Band, a quintet led by pianist Parker McQueeney. Oh Man's set list includes a McQueeney composition named "Mathilde."

Following this year's MPH Jazz Fest, the school is introducing a new event - an art invitational. The exhibit and sale features the work of 12 Central New York artists. The public is invited to the opening reception at 5 p.m. Sunday, at the Solomon Gallery.

The artists include Pam Steele, Jacqueline Adamo, Amber Blanding, Amy Fancer, Sharon Bottle Souva, Sue Canizares, John Fitzsimmons, Jeanne Holstein, Aaron Jacobson, Linda McGinley, Mary Padgett, and Misse Thomas. Their works range from paintings, photographs, ceramics, and wall quilts to blown glass, metallic constructions, mosaics and mixed-media pieces. The art exhibit and sale continues through May 6.

Sunday's student performers

MPH Jazz Lab Band

Heejin Park; flute

Jacob Hamblin, Ini Oguntola; clarinet

Hao Fu, Aurek Ransom, Tristan Spearing, Walter Engelhardt; alto saxophone

Andrew Reid; soprano saxophone

Parker McQueeney; French horn/piano

Zain Nizam, Ian Trepanier, Francesco Giannini; trumpet

Ishaaq Miller, Jordan Olinsky; trombone

Chris Venditti, Joseph Sopchak; bass

Aaron Hicks, Zachary Maher, Griffin Walsh, Jake Ford; guitar

Cal Dougherty, Alex Urist; drums

Jamie Jo; vocals.

The Oh Man! Band

Jake Ford; guitar

Parker McQueeney; piano

Alex Urist; drums

Chris Venditti; bass

Jamie Jo; vocals.

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