jazz Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society's Jazz in the Parks Summer Series, call Laura at 592-941 for more. All on Wed. at 6 p.m. Plaza of the Rockies/Pioneer Park, 111 S. Tejon St.: The Changing Times Big Band, Aug. 17; Dick Cunico's Little Big Band, Aug. 31. Confluence Park, 126 Cimino Drive: Mark Rose Quartet, Aug. 24. USAFA Band: Falconaires, Sept. 7.
other music Friends House Concerts, call for address. $12 check made out to Friends House Concerts, P.O. Box 38943, Colorado Springs, CO 80937. Featuring Natalia Zukerman on Fri., Aug. 12, 7:30 p.m. Call 329-1644 or 227-8648 for more.
Celebration of the Amateur Pianist, free. Featuring a master class taught by Dr. Michael Baron on Fri., Aug. 12, 3-5 p.m. Rocky Mountain Amateur Piano Competition on Sat., Aug. 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Seminar on buying and caring for a piano on Sat., Aug. 13, 3-5 p.m. Recital on Sat., Aug. 13, 7-9 p.m. Call 592-0472 for more.
Shape Note Singing from the Sacred Harp, Saint Aidan's Anglican Church, 4 Elm Ave. Experience old hymns sung in the old way. The second Sunday of each month from 1-3 p.m. Call Pete at 648-2274 for more.
Manitou Springs Summer Concert Series, Soda Springs Park, west end of Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs. Free. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. Little London Winds on Mon., Aug. 15. Fountain Creek Brass Band on Thurs., Aug. 18. Call 685-5089 for more.