Baylor's Concert Jazz Ensemble

September 16, 2021
Baylor University’s Concert Jazz Ensemble will present its first concert of the 2021-2022 season with a program on Tuesday, September 28, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Concert Hall, which is located within the Glennis McCrary Music Building. This fine, twenty-three-member ensemble is led by Alex Parker, Senior Lecturer in Jazz Studies and Director of the Wayne Fisher Jazz Program at Baylor University.
Opening their program will be “The Second Time Around” by Billy Byers, and then Tom Garling’s “Song for A.E.G.”
The Concert Jazz Ensemble will play a trio of arrangements by saxophonist, composer, arranger, and educator Mike Tomaro, who has served as Director of the Jazz Studies Program at Pittsburgh’s Duquesne University since 1997. These three pieces are Gerry Mulligan’s “Jeru,” “Come Sunday” by Duke Ellington, and “I Mean You” by Thelonious Monk and Coleman Hawkins.
Also to be heard is “Samba Ti Kaya” by Mark Taylor.
This concert is free of charge and open to the public. It is also available for livestreaming at baylor.edu/music/live.
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