Southeastern's University Jazz Ensemble to present fall concert
Thursday, October 28, 2021
by: Tonya Lowentritt
HAMMOND – The University Jazz Ensemble at Southeastern Louisiana University will
present its first concert of the fall 2021 semester on Thursday, Nov. 4. Led by Director
of Jazz and Percussion Studies Michael Brothers, the free concert is scheduled at
7:30 p.m., outside on the north sidewalk of the Student Union. Attendees are encouraged
to bring a blanket or chair to enjoy an evening of music.
The program, a tribute to the great big band leader Stan Kenton, will feature selections from throughout Kenton’s career. Pieces to be performed include “Stompin’ At The Savoy,” by Chick Webb and Benny Goodman and arranged by Bill Holman, “Pegasus” by Hank Levy, “Quintessence” by Hank Levy, “Memoirs Of A Lady” by Blanca Webb and Johnny Richards, and arranged by Lennie Niehaus, and “Live and Let Die” by Paul and Linda McCartney and arranged by Bob Curnow.
For more information, contact the Department of Music and Performing Arts at 985-549-2184.