Jazz Ensemble I Will Perform on Feb. 18Feb. 14, 1997
by Richard Veit
Baylor University's Jazz Ensemble I will present a concert of modern jazz at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, in Jones Concert Hall of the Glennis McCrary Music Building.
Jazz Ensemble I is--like its sister performance group, Jazz Ensemble II--under the general supervision of Vern Sielert, director of jazz ensembles. Sielert has taught at Baylor since 1993.
Tuesday night's concert will open with "Jessica's Day" by Quincy Jones, "Values" by Neil Slater, and "Any Dude'll Do" by Bill Holman.
Next on the program will be Bob Curnow's arrangement of "It's Just Talk" by Pat Metheny.
The final portion of the program will consist of "Basically Yours" by Thad Jones, "I See Voices" by Bret Zvacek, and Mark Taylor's setting of "Anthropology" by jazz legends Charles Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.
Jazz Ensemble I, 20 members strong, features many of Baylor finest young jazz performers.
This concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Baylor School of Music at 755-3991.