“We're very pleased to have the opportunity to welcome our members, music students, and the community to our headquarters for Blue Mondays. This partnership with the MSU College of Music has opened doors for many aspiring musicians, and we are proud to be a part of that.”— April Clobes, MSUFCU's President and Chief Executive Officer
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MSUFCU to Host Blue Mondays Concert, Featuring Bassist Christian McBride

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Published: Sep 19, 2014

MSUFCU to Host Blue Mondays Concert, Featuring Bassist Christian McBride

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EAST LANSING, MI— MSU Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce its next Blue Mondays concert at MSUFCU’s Headquarters on October 6, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. The event will feature bassist and composer, Christian McBride, who has contributed to the jazz world for the past 20 years, performing with musicians such as Milt Jackson, Roy Haynes, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and Pat Metheny. He has also played with/arranged for Isaac Hayes, Chaka Kahn, Lalah Hathaway, Sting, and James Brown.


The Blue Mondays series is part of the MSUFCU Jazz Artist in Residence Endowment, which invests in the MSU College of Music’s curriculum and the community. This partnership also serves as means to enhance high school and middle school music programs across the state. Members can RSVP to Blue Mondays by visiting www.msufcu.org/events. Spaces for this event are limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.


“After a successful first year of our Blue Mondays concerts, we’re looking forward to kicking off another season,” said Patrick McPharlin, MSUFCU’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Blue Mondays provides us with a wonderful opportunity to work with the MSU College of Music and welcome our members to experience the fine arts with us.”


McBride will also perform on October 10, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. with the Jazz Orchestra I at the Fairchild Theater in MSU’s Auditorium. This concert is open to the public, and tickets may be purchased at www.music.msu.edu.


MSU Federal Credit Union, the world’s largest university-based credit union, offers a full range of personal- and business-related financial services to Michigan State University and Oakland University faculty, staff, students, alumni association members, and their families worldwide in addition to a variety of select employee groups. Founded in 1937 by a few MSU professors and employees, MSUFCU now has thirteen branches, over 185,000 members, more than $2.6 billion in assets, and over 600 employees.

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