Jazz Ensemble Presents First Concert, Former Director Honored
The Georgia Southern University Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Rick Mason, presents its first concert of the academic year on Friday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center (PAC).
The Jazz Ensemble will perform music from the bands of Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, Bill Watrous, Count Basie, and Buddy Rich. Additionally, the Jazz Combo will perform a piece by hard-bop and modern jazz composer/trumpeter, Roy Hargrove.
The Jazz Ensemble will also honor former director Dr. Bill Schmid, associate professor of trumpet, on his 25-year career. Schmid will perform as a soloist.
The Jazz Ensemble concert is free and open to the public.