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Faculty Jazz Ensemble

Date: Time: 7:30 pm
Westbrook Music Building Room: 119
Additional Info: WMB
Contact: Brian Reetz, (402) 472-6865, breetz2@unl.edu
At 7:30 p.m. on November 7 in the Westbrook Recital Hall, the UNL Faculty Jazz Ensemble will present their fall recital. Featured works include music by Nebraska native and jazz legend Victor Lewis, who will receive an Honorary Doctorate from UNL in December, saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi, who will be a guest clinician at the Glenn Korff School of Music in February, new arrangements by guitarist Peter Bouffard, and new compositions by pianist Tom Larson. The group will also introduce its newest member, trumpeter Greg Simon, who is Assistant Professor of Composition at the school. Other members of the group are Paul Haar, saxophone, Hans Sturm, bass, Darryl White, trumpet, and Dave Hall, drums. The concert is free and open to the public.

Comprised of the some of the nation’s finest performers and educators, the UNL 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 UNL 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. To learn more about the UNL Faculty Jazz Ensemble, the UNL Jazz Studies program or the “Mobile Jazz Classroom” please visit the Jazz Studies website at: http://music.unl.edu/jazzstudies.

Additional Public Info:
Free and open to the public

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