Denison Jazz Combo and Latin Ensemble Set Fall Concert Date
Posted: November 8, 2004
The Denison Jazz Combo and Latin Jazz Percussion Ensemble will perform in a concert at 8 p.m. on Tuesday (Nov. 16) in Burke Recital Hall. In this concert, which is free and open to the public, the student Jazz Combo will play tunes from the classic jazz repertoire including pieces by composers John Coltrane, Horace Silver and Benny Golson. The Latin Jazz Percussion Ensemble will play a wide variety of jazz styles including works by Cedar Walton and Carlos Jobim. Directing the ensembles will be Tom Carroll and Guy Remonko, studio instructors on the music department faculty and well-known professional musicians.
The Jazz Combo consists of student members sophomore David Ottum (Upper Arlington) on trumpet, sophomore Max Marshall (Chicago) on piano, sophomore Doug Sours (Columbus) on guitar, freshman Matt Chvatal (Canton) on percussion, and sophomore Matt Hoffman (Westerville) on saxophone, with Carroll on bass and as director.
The Latin Jazz Percussion Ensemble student members are Marshall on piano, Sours on guitar, sophomore Brett Ferguson (Manlius, N.Y.) on bass, and senior AvontÃ© Campinha-Bacote (Cincinnati) and junior Alex Barnes (Cleveland Heights) on percussion. Remonko, also a percussionist, directs the group.
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