Southeastern's University Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Ensemble to present concert
Monday, September 24, 2018
by: Tonya Lowentritt
HAMMOND – The Southeastern Louisiana University Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Ensemble
will present its first concert of the fall 2018 semester Monday, Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m.,
in Pottle Music Building Recital Hall.
Under the direction of Michael Brothers, lecturer of percussion, and John Madere, lecturer of double bass, the University Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Ensemble concert is free and open to the public.
The Jazz Lab Ensemble program will include “All Blues” by Miles Davis and “Work Song” by Nat Adderly.
The Jazz Ensemble program will include “April in Paris” by E.Y. Harburg and Vernon Duke, transcribed and recreated by Jeff Hest; “Are We There Yet?” by Lyle Mays, arranged by Bob Curnow; “Libertango” by Astor Piazzolla, arranged by Fred Sturm; “4:1,” composed and arranged by John Madere; “La Penultima,” composed and arranged by Ladd McIntosh; “Carmelo’s By The Freeway,” composed and arranged by Bob Florence.
Joining the Jazz Ensemble will be guest saxophone artist Brad Walker, one of the most active and sought-after performers in New Orleans. Walker led the horn section for Nashville mega-star Sturgill Simpson’s world tour of his Grammy-winning album “A Sailor’s Guide to Earth.” In addition to extensive domestic and international touring, Walker performed with Simpson on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” “Conan O’Brien,” “The Daily Show,” “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” and was a featured soloist on “The Tonight Show,” “Saturday Night Live,” and the 2017 Grammy Award telecast.
For more information, contact the Department of Music and Performing Arts at 985-549-2184.