Baylor's Concert Jazz Ensemble

November 4, 2021
Baylor University’s Concert Jazz Ensemble will present its second concert of the 2021-2022 season with a program on Thursday, November 11, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Concert Hall, which is located within the Glennis McCrary Music Building. This fine, twenty-two-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 “Time Stream” by Sammy Nestico, and then Dean Sorenson’s “Three for Bea.”
The Concert Jazz Ensemble will offer a pair of pieces by saxophonist Bob Mintzer, a prolific composer/arranger who also teaches in the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music. The Baylor group will play Mintzer’s “Mr. Funk” and “Carla.”
Also to be heard are “A Little Peace” by Dave Springfield and then Mike Tomaro’s setting of “Gingerbread Boy” by Jimmy Heath.
The Concert Jazz Ensemble’s program will close with the Eric Richards arrangement of “Hot House” by Tadd Dameron.
This concert is free of charge and open to the public. It is also available for livestreaming at
Are you looking for more News?

Connect With Us

Follow the School of Music on social media & join the conversation.