February 4, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • Page 5 Ramsey The Ramsey High School Band and Color Guard Parents Association will host a jazz symposium on Feb. 6. The program will be held in the high school auditorium beginning at 7 p.m. and will feature award winning high school jazz bands from the tri-state area, including the Ramsey High Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Clifford Bialkin. Tickets are $5 at the door. The format for the event includes performances by each group and commentary from the clinicians, Scott Kreitzer and Jim Hynes, both well known jazz musicians. A Ramsey High School to host jazz symposium on Friday recognized saxophonist, Kreitzer records his own music, has worked with Sypro Gyra, Billy Joel, Jon Bon Jovi and Peter Cincotti, and is often found performing on Broadway. Hynes is also a veteran Broadway musician with credits that include “Cats,” “Hairspray,” and “The Full Monty.” A trumpet player, he has worked with Celine Dion, Aerosmith, and Natalie Cole, among many others. He also tours with Paul Simon, and records TV and movie soundtracks. There will also be surprise guest artists for the traditional jam session. Pictured: Ramsey High School Jazz Ensemble trumpet players Brian Sundermann, Jason Charne and Brendon Perry at a recent performance. ���������� ���������������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������� ����������� ���������� ������������������������� S easons ... for Valentine’s Day All Unique Gifts at Extraordinary Prices ����������������������������������������������������� ������������������� Hamilton Square Shopping Center 140 Franklin Tpke, Waldwick • 201-251-7577 ����������������������������� ������������ by Feb. 14th Receive Free Gift Voucher Spend $25 ��������������������������������������������������� ������������������������� ���������� ���������������������� Winter specials available now for a limited time only. Call Robin at 973-636-7000