Baylor Jazz Ensemble in Concert

November 1, 2018
The Baylor University Jazz Ensemble will present its third program of the 2018-2019 concert season on Thursday, November 8, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Concert Hall, located within the Glennis McCrary Music Building.
This talented group of nineteen student musicians performs under the leadership of Alex Parker, Senior Lecturer in Jazz Studies and Director of the Wayne Fisher Jazz Program at Baylor University.
Opening the program will be Sonny Stitt’s “The Eternal Triangle,” as arranged by John Clayton, “Night Watchman” by Maria Schneider, and the Bill Holman setting of “St. Thomas” by Sonny Rollins.
A Maria Schneider arrangement comes next, her setting of the Harold Arlen/Yip Harburg standard “Over the Rainbow” from the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz.
Also to be heard are “Spring Song” by Pete McGuinness and an arrangement by Chuck Dotas of Bob Brookmeyer’s “Funhouse.”
The program will close with “Fingers” by trumpeter, composer, and bandleader Thad Jones.
This concert is free of charge and open to the public. For more information, call the Baylor University School of Music at 254-710-3991.
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