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HSU Jazz Orchestra

Please join the HSU Department of Music and band leader Dan Aldag as they present a great evening of live music played by the HSU Jazz Orchestra on Saturday, May 5 at 8:00 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall. On the program is “Brillo del Sol,” composed by HSU student Loren Acosta, as well as “Gunslinging Bird,” a Charles Mingus composition, sub-titled “If Charlie Parker Were A Gunslinger, There’d Be A Lot Of Dead Copycats,” “St. James Infirmary” in a contemporary arrangement of the old New Orleans tune and featuring Abraham Loaiza on tenor sax, “The Strawberry,” a Myra Melford composition, arranged for the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra by Ted Nash and featuring Max Marlowe on piano, Rebekka Lopez on flute, and Andrew Henderson on trumpet, “Roll Credits” by Ben Allison, an Oliver Nelson big band arrangement of the Prokofieff work” The Cat In A Tree” from Peter and the Wolf, with Jimmy Smith as featured soloist on organ and featuring Max Marlowe on the Hammond B-3 organ, “Fever,” the old standard in a new arrangement by John Clayton featuring vocalist Elisha Moore, “Libertango,” composed by the Argentinean composer and bandonéon player Astor Piazzolla, and arranged by Fred Sturm, featuring Amy Bloch on bandonéon, and finally the first movement (“Black”) of Duke Ellington’s monumental work Black, Brown and Beige. Ellington composed this for his band’s first appearance at Carnegie Hall in January, 1943. The first movement is in three parts, “Work Song,” “Come Sunday,” and “Light.” $10 General, $5 Senior/Child, FREE for HSU students with ID.

  • $10 / Free HSU Students with ID / $5 Senior/Child
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