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Students wow audience members

Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 4:10 pm

There’s no telling how many in the audience of the Rappahannock Concert Association’s presentation of the Capitol Focus Jazz Band at Northumberland High School Saturday night realized the musicians were all students. They’d have never known it from the way they played.

Toward the end of the performance, one lady said, “I don’t particularly like jazz, but I like this.”

The Capitol Focus Jazz Band is a youth learning program of the Potomac River Jazz Club. The band is 31 years old but as trumpeter Tim Fary said early in the concert, “None of us have done that yet.”

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Meya Collins, pianist and vocalist, moved the audience with a soulful melody.