Baylor's Jazz Ensemble in Concert

October 25, 2021
The Baylor University Jazz Ensemble will present its third program of the 2021-2022 concert season on Thursday, November 4, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Concert Hall, which is located within the Glennis McCrary Music Building.
This talented group of twenty 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.
The program will open with John Fedchock’s arrangement of “Limehouse Blues” by Douglas Furber and Philip Braham.
Then the Baylor University Jazz Ensemble will perform Don Schamber’s “The Deacon” and Neil Slater’s “This.”
Also to be heard are “Red Tape Blues” by Geoffrey Keezer and “Vernal Fields” by Christine Jensen.
The Sammy Nestico setting of “Alright, Okay, You Win” by Sid Wyche and Mayme Watts will come next.
Closing the program will be “Gate’s Gate,” the second part of Red Beans and Ricely Yours by Chuck Owen. Red Beans and Ricely Yours was commissioned in honor of Louis Armstrong and premiered in New York by the Jazz Surge at the 2001 International Association for Jazz Education.
This concert by the Baylor University Jazz Ensemble is free of charge and open to the public. It is also available for livestreaming at baylor.edu/music/live.
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