Denison University Jazz Ensemble Concert
Date of Event: November 18, 2009
Posted: November 4, 2009
The Denison University Jazz Ensemble, directed by Pete Mills, will perform on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Burke Recital Hall (240 West Broadway). The concert is free and open to the public.
The Ensemble’s “Big Band Concert” will feature two guest soloists, trumpeter Ansyn Banks and trombonist Sarah Morrow. Banks is a professor of jazz studies at the University of Louisville and has performed with Hank Marr, Gene Walker and Vaughn Wiester’s Famous Jazz Orchestra. An Ohio native, Morrow was discovered by Ray Charles and became the first female musician to play for his orchestra. Since then she has toured throughout the United States and Europe and released three albums, two with the Sarah Morrow Quintet and the third, “Sarah Morrow and the American All Stars in Paris,” with American musicians of all generations currently living in Paris.
This event is sponsored by the Department of Music. For more information, contact 740-587-6220 or visit www.denison.edu.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — The Denison University Jazz Ensemble “Big Band Concert” with guest soloists Ansyn Banks and Sarah Morrow at 7 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 18, in the Burke Recital Hall (240 West Broadway). For more information, contact 740-587-6220 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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