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Duquesne Jazz Ensemble, Voices of Spirit Pay Homage to Henry Mancini

The Mary Pappert School of Music will pay homage to one-time Aliquippa resident and famed composer Henry Mancini at a special concert event.

A Tribute to Henry Mancini will feature the Jazz Ensemble with director Mike Tomaro and the Voices of Spirit choral ensemble with conductor Craig Cannon.

Mancini, who also was a conductor and arranger, is best known for his film and television scores, including themes from The Pink Panther films, the score to Breakfast at Tiffany's-including the well-known Moon River-and the Peter Gunn TV series.

In addition to the above-mentioned numbers, A Tribute to Henry Mancini will also feature performances of Baby Elephant Walk, Days of Wine and Roses, Dear Heart and many more.

Mancini's works earned him four Academy Awards, a Golden Globe and 10 Grammy Awards.

When:  
Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
The Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Information:   
A $10 admission is suggested. For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

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