Bringing out classroom instruments isn’t anything new for the Tonight Show. It’s always funny to see who Jimmy Fallon will welcome into the musical skit. Last night’s showing brought heavy metal band Metallica to the stage for an epic performance of their 1991 hit “Enter Sandman.” James Hetfield on lead vocals, also sporting a small horn, Lars Ulrich making use of a tiny bongo drum, Jimmy Fallon and the entire Roots crew squeezed themselves into the Music Room – sporting Metallica, Tonight Show, and Roots t-shirts for the acoustic jam.Watch the classroom instrument performance of “Enter Sandman” below:Last night’s episode came after some surprising news from Napster, announcing that Metallica’s new album Hardwired…To Self-Destruct will become available on the streaming service later this week. Previous relationships between Metallica and Napster stirred a landmark case for the music industry, when a song by Metallica was illegally downloaded and saw radio time ahead of its official release. The case was ugly, but has evidently been settled on better terms. Read more here.Metallica’s new album, Hardwired…To Self-Destruct, is being rolled via various platforms this week, with the official release set for this Friday, November 18th.
84-year-old Roy J. Trossman of Yorkville passed away on Wednesday, February 10, 2016.Survivors include siblings Lucille Trossman, Agnes Trossman, Rose (Babe) Martini, and Floyd (Mary) Trossman all of Yorkville; Violet Trossman of Bright; JoAnn Buschur of Hamilton, OH; and Rita Duggins of Cincinnati, OH.He was preceded in death by parents Joseph and Loretta (Kuebel) Trossman; brother Kenneth Trossman, and sisters Mary Trossman and Leah Davis.Visitation will be Saturday, February 13th at the St. Martin’s Church in Yorkville beginning with the rosary at 9-Noon. Mass will be at noon at the church.Memorials may be made to Anna Jo Kirchgassner Memorial Fund and St. Martin’s Church restoration and Masses.Andres-Wuestefeld Home-Dover is entrusted with the funeral arrangements.
The College of the Canyons Jazz Ensemble won first place in the community college division at the 45th annual Reno Jazz Festival held at the University of Nevada, Reno, from April 26 through 28. The largest jazz festival and competition of its kind in the western United States, last year’s festival attracted more than 10,000 participants and guests from all over the nation. “Our students represented us well and we received positive comments from all three nationally recognized adjudicators, our clinician, and many new friends and colleagues in attendance,” said K.C. Manji, music director at College of the Canyons. “This was our first appearance at the Reno Jazz Festival and it was a terrific experience for our students who listened and learned from other clinicians, bands and performing artists.” The award-winning COC Jazz Ensemble will perform its annual spring concert featuring pop tunes and jazz favorites at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the COC Performing Arts Center. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! For more information about the Jazz Ensemble or how to purchase tickets for the spring concert, please visit the college’s Web site at www.canyons.edu. Stephanie Corral is an intern in the public information office at College of the Canyons. She posted this story May 7 on the Santa Clarita Valley hub on valleynews.com.