The Jazz Writers Big Band will perform a free Christmas concert Monday December 9th, at The Fowler Center on the ASU Campus. They are a group of 18 musicians who play music written or arranged by members of the group. Dr. Ken Carrol, Director of Jazz Studies at ASU, leads the band, which consists of university and public school music educators, college students, and musicians from the NE Arkansas region. The concert will feature Jazz arrangements of Christmas songs by Joseph Curtis and Michael Medrick with soloists from the saxophone, trombone, and trumpet sections. Also featured will be vocalist Lisa Ahia and her father Sam Ahia, Hawaii’s legendary Jazz guitarist. The concert begins at 7:30 PM and is free.