2015 - 2016 Season


Jazz Day
SSU Faculty Jazz Ensemble
Thursday, October 15, 7:30 pm
Weill Hall

SSU’s fourth annual Jazz Day (8 am-4 pm) involves hands-on, intensive coaching sessions by jazz faculty members, culminating in a performance by the super-talented Faculty Jazz Ensemble featuring: trumpeter Dave Len Scott (Tommy Igoe Big Band), saxophonist Kasey Knudsen (Schimscheimer Family Trio, The Holly Martins, The KK Sextet), trombonist/composer/co-leader Doug Leibinger (soloist on Maria Schneider’s Grammy-nominated Three Romances); with guitarist Randy Vincent, (author of The Cellular Approach); pianist and film composer Ken Cook; drummer and co-leader George Marsh (David Grisman Sextet and author of Inner Drumming); bassist Cliff Hugo (Supertramp, Carl Verheyen Band); and SSU Emeritus Faculty Will Johnson on prepared piano.

The SSU Latin Band, led by Kendrick Freeman, opens the 7:30 pm show. Free tickets will be available to Jazz Day participants. (Info: 664-2324)



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