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NWC Music Department performs Atlantic Records hits March 22

Posted March 15, 2018
By NWC News Desk

The Northwest College Music Department will be serving up a wide variety of favorites when they perform the music of Atlantic Records Thursday, March 22, in the Nelson Performing Arts Auditorium.

Founded in 1947 by avid music enthusiasts Ahmet Ertegun and Herb Abramson, Atlantic Records is recognized as one of the most prominent American recording labels, specializing in rhythm and blues, jazz and soul. They are well known for recording famous artists, including Led Zeppelin, Ray Charles, Otis Redding, The Rolling Stones, Cher and many more.

Throughout the show, students will perform songs by Aretha Franklin, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Manhattan Transfer, Wilson Pickett, Cream and more.

With more than 60 years of recorded music history, Atlantic Records continues to work with a new generation of renowned artists, including Bruno Mars, Coldplay, fun., Jason Mraz and Ed Sheeran.

There will be two separate shows, premiering at noon and 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

For further information about this event, contact Brennan Baglio, NWC coordinator of music and director of choirs, at brennan.baglio@nwc.edu or 307-754-6475.