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For immediate release
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013

Students, faculty invited to share their talent at Detroit Jazz Festival

     Rochester, Mich. – The Oakland University Jazz Band has once again been invited to perform at the world-renowned Detroit Jazz Festival.

     During the event, student musicians will perform alongside some of Oakland University's finest jazz faculty under the direction of Assistant Professor Miles Brown.

     "OU Big Band is excited to perform at the Detroit Jazz Festival," Brown said. "It's a wonderful opportunity for our students to perform at such a high-profile jazz festival."

     The band will appear on the Mack Avenue Waterfront Stage from 11:30 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1. All events at the Detroit Jazz Festival are free.

     For more information about the OU Jazz Band, visit More details about its appearance and the rest of the festival's lineup are available at

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