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Jazz Ensemble I and guest mandolin player Jonah Horton perform Nov. 6

BOONE—Works by George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Pat Metheny and other jazz composers fill the program for the Nov. 6 performance by Jazz Ensemble I from the Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University. The free concert begins at 8 p.m. in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts.

The ensemble is directed by Todd Wright.

The program includes “Magic Flea” by Sammy Nestico, “Hit the Ground Running” by Gordon Goodwin and “Soupbone” by John Clayton.

Twelve-year-old mandolin player Jonah Horton and guitarist Andy Page will play a set consisting of “Lady Be Good,” “I’ve Found A New Baby” and “Limehouse Blues.” Horton began playing mandolin when he was 7 years old. He is the 2012 Wilkes Has Talent winner, 2012 winner of the Youth Mandolin contest held at the Galax Fiddlers’ Convention in Galax, Va., and third place winner in this year’s Open Mandolin Competition in Galax.

Other compositions on the program are “Have you Heard” by Pat Metheny, “El Caborojeno” by Bob Mintzer and “In a Mellow Tone” by Duke Ellington.

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