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JAZZ PROFESSOR DOUG MUNRO PERFORMS IN BERMUDA WITH MELBA MOORE

Date Released: 1/30/2007

Guitarist and Purchase jazz professor Doug Munro is performing with singer Melba Moore the week of January 29 at the City Hall Theater in Hamilton, Bermuda. The concert series is part of the Bermuda Festival.

Munro is a critically-acclaimed New York jazz guitarist who has released 10 albums as a leader and received two Grammy nominations. He created and was the director of the Purchase College Jazz Studies program from 1993-2002. He continues to teach as Director Emeritus.

Singer and actress Melba Moore has appeared on Broadway in the original production of Hair, Les Miserables and Purlie, for which she won a Tony Award for best supporting actress. Her musical hit recordings include her signature song, the Grammy-nominated "Lean on Me," "This is It " and "You Stepped Into My Life."