Jazz Ensemble One concert scheduled March 27

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt

     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s Jazz Ensemble One will present its spring concert, “Bourbon Street Parade,” on Tuesday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts.

     Directed by Glen Hemberger, Jazz Ensemble One is comprised of the top jazz musicians at Southeastern.

     The concert will include such jazz classics as “MacArthur Park,” “Count Bubba,” “Hay Burner,” and “Bourbon Street Parade.” Featured will be senior music major Thomas Huckaby of Baton Rouge on trumpet playing “For Donna,” and junior music major David Gambino of Bush on baritone saxophone playing “Moanin’.”

      “Jazz Ensemble One is the premiere jazz group in the Southeastern band program. This concert will feature our finest jazz musicians performing a wide selection of outstanding music from some of the country's top composers and arrangers,” said Hemberger. “The evening will include swing, rock, Latin, blues, and classic big band charts, ending with everyone’s favorite New Orleans jazz standard, ‘Bourbon Street Parade.’”

     Tickets are $6 general admission seating, and all students are admitted free with ID.


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