The Jeff Peronto Jazz Orchestra, a Madison-based community jazz band, will be holding a special concert to honor the group's namesake, Jeff Peronto.
The concert will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18 at the Sun Prairie High School Auditorium in Sun Prairie.
Peronto, 62, has been a staple in the community Jazz and concert band scene for 35 years.
As an instructor with Madison College, he influenced and provided joy to hundreds of area amateur and professional musicians. As part of this, he facilitated the involvement of many legendary groups performing at Madison College. such as the big bands of Buddy Rich, Maynard Ferguson and Woody Herman.