Faculty Jazz Ensemble Performance

Date: Time: 7:30 pm–8:30 pm
Westbrook Music Building Room: 119
Additional Info: WMB
Contact: Brian Reetz, 402-472-6865, breetz2@unl.edu
The UNL Faculty Jazz Ensemble will present their spring concert at Westbrook Recital Hall. On the program will be world premieres of two works, “A/2017 U1” by DMA Jazz Studies student Susumu Watanabe, and “Pulse” by Tom Larson, as well as “Broken Frog” by DMA Jazz Studies student Andrew Janak. The program will also feature MM Percussion student Louis Raymond-Kolker on steel pan, Andrew Janak on saxophone, and DMA percussion student Mike Roe. The concert begins at 7:30pm and is open to the public with no cover. Members of the group are Peter Bouffard, guitar; Paul Haar, saxophones; Dave Hall, drums; Tom Larson, piano; Greg Simon, trumpet; Hans Sturm, bass; and Darryl White, trumpet.

Comprised of the some of the nation’s finest performers and educators, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Faculty Jazz Ensemble drew national attention in 2010 with their appearance on the NET Television and Glenn Korff School of Music program Jazz Cabaret, which has been viewed by millions. The program captured the versatility and creativity audiences have come to expect from the group. From unique arrangements of jazz and popular standards, to original works the Faculty Jazz Ensemble present a varied and exciting program. Active as clinicians and educators the group brings its “Mobile Jazz Classroom” to schools throughout the midwest.

Free and open to the public.

To learn more please visit the Jazz Studies website at: http://music.unl.edu/jazzstudies.

Program and Program Notes: https://unl.box.com/s/u9ljtr9loy2pvk8gzvznr383upv5yjf8

Additional Public Info:

music.unl.edu

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