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Jazz program presents night of love songs, Dec. 6

The Princeton University Jazz Program will present a concert titled "What's Love Got To Do With It? Songs of Romance and Desire," featuring guest tenor saxophone soloist Don Braden, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.

Braden has performed and recorded with figures such as Wynton Marsalis, Betty Carter, Freddie Hubbard, the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band, Dizzy Gillespie All Stars and the Mingus Big Band. He also spent four years as co-music supervisor/composer for Bill Cosby's most recent CBS sitcom, "Cosby," which is now in syndication.

The Princeton University concert Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble II and CJE Jazztet will perform such works as "I Love You," "Darn That Dream," "Secret Love" and "The Touch of Your Lips" as well as Stevie Wonder's "Creepin'" and Grover Washington Jr.'s "Winelight."

The Princeton University Jazz Program consists of six performing ensembles and serves 55 students.

Tickets are free for Tiger Ticket holders, $5 for students and $15 for others. Tickets are available at Richardson Auditorium box office, (609) 258-5000. For more information, contact Anthony Branker .

Contact: Ruth Stevens (609) 258-3601

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