Dec. 6th, 2016 – UW Blue Note And Latin Jazz Ensembles & The Jazz Composers Group.

Dec. 6th, 2016 – UW Blue Note And Latin Jazz Ensembles & The Jazz Composers Group.

Directed by Professor Johannes Wallmann, the Blue Note Ensemble performs music from the post-bop period and is focusing this semester on the music of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers.  Directed by trumpeter Eric Siereveld, the Latin Jazz Ensemble focuses on music of the Latin American jazz diaspora, with an emphasis on the rhythmic traditions of Cuba.  Directed by Professor of Saxophone Les Thimmig, the Jazz Composers Group focuses primarily on performance of student compositions. 7:30 PM, Morphy Recital Hall in the UW Humanities Building.  Free admission.

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