Jazz Season Spring 2018 Season


SSU Jazz Orchestra
Doug Leibinger, director
SSU Jazz Combos
SSU Latin Band

All tickets $8. Parking is included.

 


Tuesday, March 13, 7:30 p.m.
Latin Band, Bebop Ensemble
Kendrick Freeman and Dave Len Scott, directors
Schroeder Hall

Program

Bebop Ensemble:
A Bebop “SuperHead!”
Charlie Parker - Ornithology; Donna Lee; Thriving On A Riff
Greg Johnson / Miles Davis - Room of Sound / Four
"Dizzy” Gillespie - A Night In Tunisia

Latin Band:
Rebeca Mauleon -No Borders
Danilo Caymmi - Brasil Nativo
Ray Obiedo -Real Life 
Ricardo Peixoto - Acrobata
Jose Roberto Bertrami - Club Morocco
                    

Tickets

Matt Slocum

Wednesday, March 14, 7:30 p.m.
Jazz Orchestra and Birth Of The Cool Ensemble
Doug Leibinger and Kasey Knudsen, directors
Weill Hall

Program

Birth of the Cool Ensemble:
Miles Davis/ Gil Evans - Boplicity  
Gerry Mulligan - Rocker
Gerry Mulligan - Jeru

Jazz Orchestra:
Bill Holman - Told You So
James Van Heusen - Come Fly With Me
Seymour Simons - All of Me
Joe Zawinul  - In A Silent Way
Sergio Esquivel - Un Tipo Como Yo
Charlie Parker - The Bird  

Tickets

Matt Slocum

Saturday, May 5, 7:30 p.m.
Rock Collegium
John R. Palmer, director
Schoeder Hall

Rock Collegium, an outgrowth of MUS 481 – Special Topics Workshop, brings students to the stage as creators and performers of classic Rock tunes and original pieces based on their study of various Rock styles. Recent programs have featured works by Yes, Queen, Regina Spektor and King Crimson, alongside new student compositions.

Tickets


Matt Slocum

Tuesday, May 8, 7:30 p.m.
Jazz Combos & Latin Band
Dave Len Scott, Kasey Knudsen & Kendrick Freeman, directors
Schroeder Hall

Program selections will be announced at a later date.

Tickets

Matt Slocum

 

 

Wednesday, May 11, 7:30 p.m.
The Commanders from Band of the Golden West
SSU Jazz Orchestra
Weill Hall

Originally featured during last October’s Jazz Week and then cancelled due to the fires, The Commanders Jazz Ensemble from Travis Air Base will appear on this spring jazz concert playing music for Big Band and more. SSU’s Jazz Orchestra opens the show with original and exciting takes on jazz standards from SSU’s flagship 23-piece big band.

Free, Ticket required

 

 

 

Matt Slocum

 

 

Getting There

Green Music Center is located off Rohnert Park Espressway two miles east of Highway 101, near the intersection with Petaluma Hill Road.

Parking


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