Two Student Jazz Ensembles perform spring concert at Denison
Date of Event: March 29, 2010
Posted: March 12, 2010
The Denison music department will present a performance by two student musical groups, the Latin Jazz Percussion Ensemble and Jazz Combo, at 9 p.m., on Monday, March 29, in the Slayter Hall Roost (200 Ridge Road). Directed by Seth Rogers and Tom Carroll, respectively, the ensembles’ performances are free and open to the public.
Rogers, a 2003 graduate of Denison, joined the Denison faculty in 2007. In addition to directing the Latin Jazz Percussion Ensemble, Rogers directs the Balinese Gamelan Angklung, gives private instruction in percussion and teaches music theory.
As the instructor of guitar at Denison since 1980, Carroll has served as the coordinator of jazz studies since 2000. He teaches as a part of the faculties at The Ohio State University and Capital University. In addition to leading his own trio, Carroll has performed with a number of different artists in the jazz and entertainment industry, including Louis Bellson, Jack McDuff, Rusty Bryant, Hank Marr, Bobby Pierce and Jimmy Heath.
CALENDER LISTING: Denison University, Granville — The Denison Jazz Percussion Ensemble and Jazz Combo will perform at 9 p.m. on Monday, March 29, in the Slayter Hall Roost (200 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public. 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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