Denison Concert Features Student Jazz Groups
Posted: October 24, 2007 / Last Updated: October 29, 2007
Denison University's Jazz Combo and Latin Jazz Percussion Ensemble are performing a dual concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, in Burke Recital Hall (240 West Broadway). The concert is free and open the public.
The Latin Jazz group will play compositions from Mongo Santamaria, Wayne Shorter, Antonio Carlos Jobim and Horace Silver, among others. The group consists of 10 Denison students, only three of whom are music majors or minors.
The Jazz Combo is under the direction of Tom Carroll, instructor of music at Denison. Since 2000, Carroll has coordinated the jazz studies program at Denison. He also has served on the faculties of The Ohio State University and Capital University.
Seth Rogers, a 2003 graduate of Denison and now studio instructor at his alma mater, is directing the Latin Jazz Percussion Ensemble. He recently completed his master of music degree in jazz studies at Youngstown State University. As a Denison student, Rogers studied percussion with Guy Remonko and composition with Ching-Chu Hu while playing in jazz ensembles led by Carroll and Pete Mills, including the Latin Jazz Percussion Ensemble.
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CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville -- The music department presents a concert featuring two student groups, the Jazz Combo and Latin Jazz Percussion Ensemble; 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 4; Burke Recital Hall (240 West Broadway). Free and open to the public. To confirm information, call (740) 587-6220.
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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