Monday, June 12, 2006

Jazz singer Karmyn Tyler joins the Centenary College Summer Band Th, June 15, in the Hargrove Band Shell, 8 pm

Karmyn Tyler, former Centenary student and Miss Louisiana 1995, will be singing selections from her CD of standards with the Centenary Summer Band, says director Dr. Thomas Stone. Tyler will be featured in the 8 pm concert Th, June 15. Also blowing his wig will be Shreveport native Mike Williams, lead trumpet player with the Count Basie Orchestra.

The remainder of Centenary College's Summer Band concerts will be held on the Tuesday nights of June 13, 20 and 27. The sounds emanate from the Hargrove Band Shell on Centenary's campus.

All performances begin at 8 p.m. and are free and open to the public. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring boat cushions, camp chairs and gift baskets.

The concerts are sponsored by Smith and Co., Certified Public Accountants; Kilpatrick Life Insurance Co.; AEP Southwestern Electric Power; and the American Federation of Musicians.

MoInfo: Dr. Thomas Stone, associate professor of music and conductor of the Summer Band concerts, at 318-869-5238.

Sample Karmyn Tyler's big voice at

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