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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)February 15, 2006

(Mahwah) – Jazz at the Berrie Center presents Catherine Russell and the Earl May Quartet Saturday, March 11 at 8 p.m. in the Sharp Theater on the campus of Ramapo College of New Jersey.

The vocalist has toured extensively with David Bowie, as well as performed and recorded with Jackson Browne, Paul Simon, Steeley Dan and Madonna.  Russell comes to jazz naturally.  Her father was Louis Armstrong’s musical director and her mother was a jazz bassist and vocalist.  Russell’s talent lies in her jazz renditions of some of the greatest music of our time.

This will be Russell’s first appearance at the Berrie Center.  She’ll be accompanied by bassist Earl May’s all-star quartet, featuring saxophonist Dave Glasser.

Tickets for the performance are $22 for adults, $19 for senior citizens and $15 for youth.  The Sharp Theater is located at the Angelica and Russ Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts on the Ramapo College campus.  For more information call 201.684.7844.

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on Niche.com, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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