Southeastern Jazz Ensemble to perform October 22

Thursday, October 15, 2015
by: Tonya Lowentritt

     HAMMOND – The Southeastern Louisiana University Jazz Ensemble will perform Thursday, Oct. 22, in a free concert scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in Pottle Annex Recital Hall.
     The concert will be conducted by Southeastern Associate Director of Bands Paul Frechou and Southeastern Lecturer of Double Bass John Madere.
     Musical selections will include “Whirly Bird,” “Come Fly With Me,” “Know What It Means,” “Every Summer Night,” “Basically Blues,” “In A Turkish Bath,” “If I Could,” “Mean What You Say,” and “Dark Matter.”
     Members of the Jazz Ensemble performing in the concert include Vitalie Gumeniuc of Donduseni, Moldova, and Josh Gaudin of Ponchatoula, alto saxophone; Andrei Smirnov of Hammond and Justin Dardenne of Folsom, tenor saxophone; Erica Reine of Covington, baritone saxophone; Justin Albritton and Shaun Baxley of Hammond, Haily Wilkerson of Patterson, Austin Dugas of Prairieville, and Jessica Long of Bush, trumpet; Timothy Villalobos of Metairie, Jimmy Scheidell of Hammond, Brandon Domingue of Youngsville, trombone; Logan Champlain of Chalmette, trombone (bass); Blayke Weatherford of Denham Springs, piano; Kenaniah Turner of Hammond, guitar; Matthew Hawkins of Gonzales, bass; and Cody Coulon of Slidell, drums.    
    For more information, contact the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at 985-549-2184.

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