Faculty recital to feature overlooked jazz gems

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Faculty recital to feature overlooked jazz gems

Hans Sturm

Glenn Korff School of Music faculty members Hans Sturm and Tom Larson will present a set of historically overlooked gems from the jazz canon of the 1960s and 1970s, including works by Ornette Coleman, Charlie Haden and Sam Rivers at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6 in Westbrook Recital Hall.

Sturm, a double bassist, has performed as a soloist, chamber, orchestral, jazz and improvisational musician throughout Europe, Asia, South America, Australia, Africa and the United States. He is associate professor of double bass and jazz studies as well as area head for strings.

Larson, an assistant professor of composition, has taught courses in jazz history, rock history, digital audio recording and production, and jazz piano. He is also a member of the UNL Faculty Jazz Ensemble, for which he serves as music director and composer in residence.

This performance will be free and open to the public.

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