FSU Presents Fall Jazz Concert
Frostburg State University’s Department of Music will present its annual Fall Jazz Concert featuring the Jazz Ensemble and Vocal Jazz Ensemble (VJE) on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 8 p.m. in the FSU Performing Arts Center’s Pealer Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
The Jazz Ensemble, directed by Brent Weber, will perform a variety of jazz styles that include “Blues Du Jour” by John Fedchock; “The Queen Bee” by Sammie Nestico; “Latin Implosion” by Hank Levy; “Goodbye Pork Pie Hat” by Charles Mingus, arranged by Andrew Homzy; “Computer” by Bob Mintzer; “Home Free” by Benny Golson; “The Jeep is Jumpin’” by Duke Ellington, arranged by Rusty Dedrick; and “St. Thomas and Sonny Rollins,” arranged by Mark Taylor.
Under the direction of Dr. Karen Soderberg and featuring Dr. Jay DeWire on piano, VJE’s performance includes the famous Be Bop selection “Everybody’s Boppin’,” and “Choo Choo Ch’Boogie,” arranged by Kirby Shaw; “He Beeped When He Should Have Bopped,” arranged by Michele Weir; “Sing, Sing, Sing” and “Chamego,” arranged by Darmon Meader; Tina Chinn’s arrangement of Charlie Brown’s “Christmas Time is Here”; and the Billy Joel ballad “And So It Goes.” VJE concludes its performance with “Waltz for an Open Sleigh” by Dan Davison.
For more information contact FSU Department of Music at 301-687-4109.
Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Pealer Recital Hall, PAC
101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, MD, Frostburg