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University of Maryland’s Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center Announces 2006-2007 Season

University of Maryland, College Park students know the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center as home to students and faculty of the School of Music, Department of Theatre and Department of Dance. But for the millions of other people who live in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, the center, referred to locally as the C-SPAC, is a gorgeous, state-of-the-art performing arts venue showcasing the brightest regional, national and international talent.

Jazz has been a permanent fixture in C-SPAC’s line-up, and the upcoming season brings notable performances by the McCoy Tyner Septet, the Maria Schneider Orchestra, the Stefon Harris Septet and The Bad Plus. On Dec. 6, the University of Maryland’s Jazz Studies program hosts a Winter Big Band Showcase featuring the UM Jazz Ensemble, the UM “Monster” Jazz Lab Band and the University Jazz Band.

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