West Virginia University jazz musicians will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (March 10) in the Gladys G. Davis Theatre of the Creative Arts Center.
The concert will feature seven of the WVU jazz programs many ensembles, including Piano Trio, On the Corner, Sextet #5, Soundpainting Ensemble, Group #3, O Trio Do Piano and Little Big Band.
Paul Scea, WVU music professor and director of jazz studies, will be the conductor, along with student Greg Thurman.
The Division of Music performance will consist primarily of student compositions and arrangements, Scea said.
The program includes: Piano TrioSunday in New Yorkby Carol Coates andMessage in a Bottleby Sting; On the CornerDashed Hopes and Good Intentionsby student Brandon Lucas andPersonal Spaceby student Jesse McBee; Sextet #5E.S.P.by Wayne Shorter andGeorges Dilemmaby Clifford Brown; Soundpainting EnsembleImprovisation #95by Soundpainters; Group #3A Fistful of Hagusby Charlie Hunter andBad Timingby student John Posey and others; O Trio Do PianoFrom Gagarins Point of ViewandDodge the Dodoby Esbjrn Svensson andWheres Doug?by student David Longfellow; Little Big BandPacesby student Chris Mickel,Tropic of Cancerby student Brandon Lucas,Lobo Boboby student Diego Lyra,Tiny Giantby student Brandon Lucas andNeurosisby student Jesse McBee.
Music students participating will be Nathan Strasser, Greg Thurman, Ben Lauffer, Jesse McBee, Diego Lyra, Brandon Lucas, Rob Palmay, Chris Newsom, Chris Mickel, Pierson Keating, Danny Bain, Brandon Williams, James Rushin, Teresa Reichenbaugh, Sarah Garvin, Jason Wilcox, Erin Lawson, John Posey, David Longfellow, Lucas Shinn, Steven Hunchuck, Brandon Barr and Matt Kingsbury.
For tickets and information, contact the Mountainlair and Creative Arts Center box offices at 304-293-SHOW. For the College of Creative Arts calendar of events, go to www.wvu.edu/~ccarts .