On Wednesday, Oct. 30, the University of Alaska Anchorage Jazz Club sponsored a night of jazz featuring Barney McClure, pianist and organist, to raise money for its annual Jazz Week. McClure has appeared on the soundtrack of the movies "Mr. Holland's Opus" and "An Officer and a Gentleman."
He has also performed with the Seattle Symphony in their "Pops" series, and he currently has six feature recordings on the market. McClure, a Fairbanks resident, appeared with the UAA Jazz Ensemble and two UAA Jazz Combos as a guest soloist. He also appeared as a guest teacher for UAA jazz classes during his stay in Anchorage.