The St. Louis Jazz Orchestra, directed by Kenton alum Jim Widner, performs at the West Plains Civic Center Theater Friday April 24 at 7:00pm, hosted by Missouri State University-West Plains. The group plays classic big-band arrangements as well as charts by contemporary arrangers like Bob Florence. For ticket information call (417) 255-7966. Also, band members will be offering jazz clinics in trumpet, trombone, sax and rhythm instruments from 1 to 3pm on April 24th. The clinics are free but reservations are required at 255-7966.