Faculty Jazz Ensemble performs April 25

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Faculty Jazz Ensemble performs April 25

Faculty Jazz Ensemble

The Glenn Korff School of Music’s Faculty Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 25 in Westbrook Music Building, room 119.

The concert is free and open to the public. It will also be live webcast. Visit the Glenn Korff School of Music website the day of the performance for the link.

The ensemble includes: Peter Bouffard, guitar; Paul Haar, tenor saxophone; Dave Hall, drums; Suna Gunther, alto saxophone and vocals; Tom Larson, piano; Greg Simon, trumpet; Hans Sturm, bass; and Darryl White, trumpet.

The Faculty Jazz Ensemble will present a program of compositions by some of the most renowned composers in jazz, including Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, Wayne Shorter and Antonio Carlos Jobim.

The program will also feature compositions by Larson, music director, and the world premiere of a new piece by Haar. Also featured will be the many soloists in the group.

Comprised of some of the nation’s finest performers and educators, the Faculty Jazz Ensemble drew national attention in 2010 with their appearance on the Nebraska Public Media and Glenn Korff School of Music program “Jazz Cabaret,” which has been viewed by millions.

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