THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 1954
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 1954 PAGE FiVE
Stan Kenton, Orchestra To Be Featured
In 'Festival of Modern American Jazz'
CHASING THE BLUES:
Union Plans Annual Bluebook Ball
Stan Kenton and his orchestra(
will present a "Festival of Modern
American Jazz," including acts by
five other top entertainers, at 7:15
and 9:30 p.m. Friday, February 12
at Hill Auditorium.
The festival, sponsored by Pan-
hellenic Association and Inter-
Fraternity Council, will be the
first musical performance of its
kind in the new semester. Tickets
for the jazz concert are priced at
$2 for main floor seats; $1.50, first
balcony and $1, second balcony.
All seats are reserved.
STAN KENTON'S orchestra,j
Final week "jitters," "blues" and
other symptoms common to Uhi-
versity students at this time of
who will be the main feature of
the festival, will act as host for
the other performers.
TheErroll Garner trio, "Diz-
zy" Gillespie, Charlie Parker
and Candido will be featured
along with June° Christy and
the 20-piece Kenton orchestra.
Kenton has been on the nation's
top recording scene since 1950. His
latest records have been designed
for dancing. Kenton has been the
winner of several popularity polls
as leader of the nation's number
one orchestra for four consecutive
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CURRENTCY on nationwide
tour, he recently appeared at Lan-
sing and the Masonic Temple in
Detroit. Hailed as "Modern Ameri-
ca's Man of Music," Kenton will
present 20 instrumentalists among
whom will be alto saxophonist Lee
Konitz, trumpeter Conte Candoli;
trombonist Frank Rosolino; dr91m-
mer Stan Levey and, guitarist Sal
Salvadore plus many others.
Kenton's musical career is
marked by three, endeavors to
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year will be the subject of an at-
Patrons, Patronesses tack launched by the Union from
For Annual Junior Hop 9 p.m. to mdnight Saturday when
they present Bluebook Ball.
Tickets for the 1955 J-Hop, fea- Hoping to cure, at least tem-
turing the theme of "Atlantis," porarily, the affects of last mn-
lost city under the sea, will be ute cramming, the semi-annual
sold from 2 to 5 p.m. today and dance is open to everyone on cam-
tomorrow in the Administration pus.
Builing.* * *
Building. nd HELD IN THE Union Ballroom,
Ray Anthony and Buddy Mor-
row will provide the music for the the traditional event will feature
Junior Hop, which will be held bluebooks used in a different way
from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, Feb. than usual-as decorations.
5, in the Intramural Building. Entering the corridor leading
* * * tothe hallroom .,,,'le .'-*tt d-
exam worries with only dancing,'
the committee is also planning
entertainment during intermis-
Also on hand for thirsty dancers
will be cokes. Other refreshments
will be available in the Union
TICKETS, WHICH are priced
at $1.50 per couple, will be sold at
Coeds attending Bluebook Ball
will find casual dresses and heels
appropriate for the evening of
In spite of the decorations,
dance committee chairman Santo
Ponticello promises a purely non-
Other committee members for
the semi-annual dance include
Ron Ritzler, who is taking care of
all publicity, Ben Olive supervising
the decorations, and program
chairman Harvey Rutstein.
PATRONS AND patronesses for
the event will be Governor and
Mrs. G. M. Williams, President
and Mrs. H. H. Hatcher, President
JUNE CHRISTY Emeritus and Mrs. A. G. Ruthven,
Vice-President and Mrs. M. L. Nie-
huss, Vice-President and Mrs. W.
of the most exciting demonstra- K. Pierpont, Secretary and Mrs.
tions of rhythm-makin in the
and returned to Balboa wherej
they played the entire summer.
Since then, Kenton's popularity
has increased to the point where
he has earned the title of "Mo-
dern America's Man of Music."
Also featured on the program
are Charlie ("Yardbird") Parker,
with alto saxophone and the Er-
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ahead. The "Festival of Modern Am"- T aIin
In 1947, Kenton launched his erican Jazz" will also feature Diz- fli r l 1 n
second try at Balboa with a show zy Gillespie, the well-known trum-
entitled "Presentations in Pro- pet stylist. "Dizzy," as everyone Scaning the want ads, it b<
gressive Jazz." During the follow- calls him, is the first to admit comes evident that few opportun
ing year the band enjoyed greater that when his band was new he ties are open for occupational:
success than ever before, and itI played a style of music, called inexperienced people. Those in t12
was during this year that Kenton "bop," that was somewhat hard to predicament, thinking ahead1
decided to trade the ballroom for dance to. Today, however, he has their summer jobs may be able1
the concert stage, added that necessary dance beat solve their problem with the he:
* * and still retained the "bop" flavor of the recreation leaders course
THIS RESULTED in severalI for which he is so'famous. offered the second semester, ti
stands at various theatres and Candido, who hails from Regale, course will prepare coeds for can
mpany concert tours, but also Cuba, will also appear at the fes- work and related jobs. Upon sa'
brought with it the more popular tival, giving a performance of one isfactory completion of the fu
"Invocations in Modern Music." semester, each student will recei'
H. G. Watkins, Regent Vera B.
Baits and Mr. S. G. Baits, Regent
and Mrs. Leland I. Doan and Re-
gent and Mrs. O. E. Eckert.
Also acting as patrons will be
Regent and Mrs. J. J. Herbert,
Regent Charles S. Kennedy, Re-
gent and Mrs. K. M. Stevens,
Dr. and Mrs. Clair L. Taylor,,
Registrar and Mrs. I. M. Smith,
Director of Relations and Mrs.
Arthur L. Brandon, Dean De-
borah Bacon, Dean and Mrs.
W. I. Bennett, Dean and Mrs. G.
G. Brown, Dean and Mrs. F. F.
Fauri and Dean and Mrs. S. G.
Others on the list are Dean and
Mrs. A. G. Furstenburg, Dean and
Mrs. P. H. Jeserich, Dean and Mrs.
to nevauuu, oupies attend-
ing the ball will find oversize
bluebooks adorning the walls.
Also in evidence will be various
other items characteristic of
classes and classroom.
In accordance with the timely
theme, the ballroom itself will al-
so sport a variety of bluebooks.
Forming a false ceiling, blue and
white crepe paper streamers will
be hung above the heads of the
CARRYING OUT the theme in
every aspect of the dance, even
the programs will be miniature
Heading the "treatment" for
exam week jitters planned by
the Union, Paul McDonough and
his orchestra will provide the
"downbeat" for the evening.
A familiar figure at Union dan-
ces this semester, McDonough and
his group will play many tunes
from this and last year's Union
Operas, as well as current hits.
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to inform us of your change of address
420 Maynard Street NO 2-3241
W. C. Olson, Dean and Mrs. W. B. ACTIVE musically all over cam-
Rea, Director Rhoda F. Reddig, pus, the band includes two vocal-
Dean and Mrs. T. D. Rowe, Dean ists, as well as six instrumental
and Mrs. R. A. Sawyer, Dean and ? pieces.
Kenton's "Invocations" -were
first introduced on June 3, 1950
at the world famous Hollywood
Bowl concert, where more than
16,000 gathered to hear the "up-
and-coming" musician. Kenton
reformed his 20-piece orchestra
Relax to the Music
' 4 ' of
Saturday, January 16, 9 P.M.
POLGAR SHOW - Tickets for
Polgar's "Miracles of the Mind"
Show, to be presented at 8:30 p.m.
tomorrow at Ifill Auditorium, are
on sale from 10 a.m. to noon and
1 pm. to 5 p.m. in the Adminis-
tration Building and from 1 p.m.
to 5 p.m. at Hill Auditorium today
* * *
PHOTO CONTEST-All entries
in the Union Amateur Photo Con-
test must be in the Student Offices,
on he main floor of the Union by
5 p.m. tomorrow.
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EXAM WEEK MOVIE-"Pass-
port to Pimlico," starring Margar-
et Rutherford and Stanley Hollo-
way, will be featured as the cus-
tomary exam-week movie at 8
p.m. Thursday, January 21 in the
Union Ballroom. The movie, one
of J. Arthur Rank's comedies, is
a satire on what happened to a
small section of London when itj
found itself in possession of an-
dient Burgundy rather than of
England. Admission is free.
a certificate which will help her
secure a summer position.
Classes will meet Friday after-
noon 3-5 p.m. to learn first aid,
outdoor cooking, handicraft and,
games. Students will receive prac-
tical experience by doing volun-
teer work with youth groups in,
conjunction with the course.
A weekend of camping during
the spring is another phase of
the practical experience. Coeds
will also help with program plan-
ning and its presentation to their
Because of the increasing in-
terest in this leadership course,
Mrs. E. B. Stason, Dean and Mrs.
R. A. Stevenson and Dean and,
Mrs. H. F. Vaughan.
* * *
MR. AND MRS. E. A. Walter,
Associate Dean Sarah E. Healy,
Assoc. Dean and Mrs. B. D. Thu-
ma, Asst. Dean and Mrs. W. J.
Emmons, Asst. Dean Elsie Fuller,
Asst. Dean and Mrs. J. H. Robert-
son and Miss Ethel McCormick
will also be in atttndance.
Professors, associate and assis-
tant professors have also been in-
vited' as patrons and patronesses.
Will Be Honored
Not ending their
tion" for an evening
to the 1954
H ICH IGAN'ENSIAN
women must fill out an applica-
tion obtained from office 15, Bar-! Mrs. William W. Gilbert, presi-
bour Gym. i' dent of the Ann Arbor branch of
Membership will be chosen from the American Association of Uni-
the applicants, taking into con- versity Women, will be honored at
sideration reasons for wanting to an AAUW board luncheon at 1
take the class, plans for use of p.m. Tuesday in the home of Mrs.
the material learned and any pre- Josiah W. Potter.
vious recreational work. The board meeting is being held
Applications are to be returned to honor Mrs. Gilbert, who is
to the office in Barbour Gym by leaving next month for Schenec-
tomorrow or brought to the ori- tady, N.Y. with her husband, Prof.
entation meeting to be held at' Gilbert, and daughter, Francie.
3:00 p.m. tomorrow. They plan to live there for a year,
This course may be taken to fill and then return to their home in
the physical education require- Ann Arbor. Their son, Peter, a
ment or may be taken in addition student at the University, will re-
to the requirement. main here.
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