The Berry College Jazz Ensemble
will give a fall performance directed by Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
John David at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 in the Ford Auditorium. The concert is free and
open to the public.
It will be a high energy concert of Afro-Cuban and
Fusion Jazz music featuring the music of Dizzy Gillespie, Arturo Sandoval, Pat
Metheny and Jaco Pastorius. Jazz Ensemble is a course available to students by
audition and consists of a 20-piece modern jazz orchestra that has a tradition
of excellence. The ensemble performs a blend of traditional compositions,
arrangement of jazz standards, and contemporary works for modern jazz orchestra
throughout the year.
A piece titled "Heads Up" written by Berry Professor
of Music Stan Pethel will be featured. The performance will also include a
classic Count Basie arrangement of "All of Me" from the "Great American Song
by Student Public Relations Assistant Lindsey Dyches