Jazzschool End of Semester Student Performance
Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 8:00 pm (doors open at 7:00 pm)Jazz Strings Chamber Ensemble and The Music of Charles Mingus $10.50 advance / $12.50 at doorPurchase tickets online
December 11 8:00 pm

Jazzschool Institute OrchestraThe Jazz Strings Chamber Ensemble lead by violinist Mads Tolling, focuses on the art of playing jazz and improvisatory mu­sic on violins, violas, cellos and double basses. The Repertoire includes material written and arranged by top composers in the jazz string world including Turtle Island Quartet, Darol Anger, Jean-Luc Ponty, Edgar Meyer and Evan Price. Latin, fiddle music, classical, pop and rock ‘n’ roll genres are also covered. The Jazz Strings Chamber Ensemble features Hande Erdem, violin; Elijah Hoffman, violin; Lucy Southern, violin; Nancy Bien, cello; Rachel Turner Houk, cello; and Colin McCuen, double bass.

Bassist Jeff Denson leads this performance class focusing on the music of the legendary bandleader, composer and bassist Charles Mingus. Tonight's performance features Gael Alcock, cello; Mason Leonardy, trumpet; Patrick Malabuyo, trombone; Simon Linsteadt, guitar; Morgan Maudiere, piano; Colin McCuen, bass; and Dylan Habegger, drums.

Jazzschool InstituteThe Jazzschool Institute offers a conservatory program devoted to the study and performance of jazz and related styles of music, fostering the artistic development of aspiring professional jazz musicians and building new audiences to sustain and promote the jazz art form. The institute integrates a comprehensive, progressive undergraduate education program taught by world-class musicians and music educators, preparing the next generation for a fulfilling life in the dynamic world of the performing arts.

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