Legends In The Living Room Jazz Band Concert @ SUU (Nov 15)

Legends In The Living Room Jazz Band Concert

Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: On Tuesday, November 15, 2016, the Jazz Ensemble from the Southern Utah University Department of Music will perform an action-packed concert of Jazz legend pieces. The concert will be held in the Sharwan Smith Center Living Room at 7:30 p.m. This Legends In The Living Room concert is free and open to the public.

Dr. Thomas Herb, Associate Professor of Music Education and Director of the Jazz Ensemble, said, "We tried some legends pieces out and we couldn't pick a few so we decided to make the entire semester legendary pieces. Since this concert is the annual living room concert, I have been calling it Legends In The Living Room. It’s just a free open air concert.”

Ethan Patrick, a senior Marketing Major from New Harmony, who plays the Alto Saxophone is excited about the piece TANK. “It's a fast-paced and high-energy piece. The song has a difficult alto solo that requires me to play in the extremely high range of the instrument.”

Patrick continued, “People have fun at this concert. We have some amazing soloists lined up as well as guest vocalists that will make the concert even more fun and entertaining. If you haven't been to a jazz concert, this is the perfect first concert to attend.”

The pieces that will be played during the concert include TANK (Theme from Cowboy Bebop), A Night In Tunisia, Take The A Train, In The Mood, April In Paris, Our Love Is Here To Stay (with vocals), It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing (with vocals), and Sing Sang Sung.

Enjoy this energy packed performance by the Southern Utah University Jazz Ensemble on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. For more information, please visit www.suu.edu/pva/music/wind-jazz.

About the College of Performing and Visual Arts

The Southern Utah University College of Performing and Visual Arts is comprised of nationally accredited departments of Art and Design, Music, and Dance. The College also offers programs in Theatre Arts, graduate programs in Arts Administration and Music, as well as a Center for Shakespeare Studies. The College offers 16 different degree areas, including liberal arts Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees; professional Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Fine Arts in art and theatre degrees; and Master of Fine Arts in Arts Administration, Master of Arts in Arts Administration, Master of Music Education and Master of Music in Music Technology graduate degrees. More than 60 full- and part-time faculty and staff are engaged in teaching and mentoring nearly 600 majors in the College. Over 1,100 students enroll each year in over 195 arts classes on the SUU campus. The College presents over 100 performances, lectures, presentations, and exhibitions each year. The College’s affiliate organizations include the Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA), Utah Shakespeare Festival and SUU’s Ballroom Dance Company. For more information about the College of Performing and Visual Arts, visit www.suu.edu/pva.

For Calendar Editors: Legends In The Living Room Jazz Band Concert

What: On Tuesday, November 15, 2016, the Jazz Ensemble from the Southern Utah University Department of Music will perform an action-packed concert of Jazz legend pieces. The concert will be held in the Sharwan Smith Center Living Room at 7:30 p.m. This Legends In The Living Room concert is free and open to the public.

Who:Southern Utah University, Jazz Ensemble from the Department of Music  

When:Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Time:7:30 PM

Where:Sharwan Smith Center Living Room, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT

Tickets:Free admission, General public invited to attend.

Info:For more information, please visit www.suu.edu/pva/music/wind-jazz.

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