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Collin Hosts Renowned Vocalist For Jazz Concert

October 21, 2005 – The Texas Instruments Jazz Band will bring a special guest and good music for its upcoming Fall Concert.

Renowned vocalist and Emmy-nominated songwriter Lorraine Feather will join the band at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Collin County Community College District (Collin) John Anthony Theatre at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.

The concert will feature songs from Feather’s “Such Sweet Thunder” and “Dooji and Wooji.” Feather has written songs for numerous TV shows and movies and has received seven Emmy nominations for her songs.

The Texas Instruments Jazz Band has performed local and international jazz festivals and with a number of prestigious musicians and vocalists.

Feather’s father was Leonard Feather, the jazz songwriter, and her mother, Jane, was a jazz singer in New York City.

Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. For more information about the band or to purchase advance tickets visit For more information about Feather, visit her website at

Collin County Community College District serves more than 40,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.