Faculty Jazz Recital Set for Jan. 21Jan. 20, 1997
by Richard Veit
The Baylor University School of Music will present a faculty jazz recital at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, in Meadows Recital Hall. Performers will include Michael Jacobson, associate professor of saxophone, and trumpeter Vern Sielert, who serves as director of jazz ensembles. Also featured will be guitarist Mike Nase, bassist Brian Warthen and drummer Jeremy Brown.
Among the selections on this recital will be "Things Ain't What They Used to Be" by Mercer Ellington (son of Duke Ellington), "It Could Happen to You" by Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Huesen, "Folklore" by Vincent Herring, "Let's Eat" by Steve Swallow, "El Gaucho" by Wayne Shorter, "Summer's End" by Ralph Towner, and "Love Is Here to Stay" by George and Ira Gershwin.
Pieces written by the faculty performers also will be played, including Jacobson's "Contento" and Sielert's "34th & Maple." The latter refers to an actual intersection in a residential district of Waco.
This jazz recital is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Baylor School of Music at 755-3991.