The Northwestern State University Jazz Orchestra will perform Monday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. Associate Professor of Trumpet Galindo Rodriguez conducts the Jazz Orchestra.
The concert will feature Northwestern State alumnus and faculty member David Steele on clarinet.
The Jazz Orchestra will perform “My Man Bill” by Rob McConnell featuring Ronald Rodriguez on piano, Jimmy Leach on vibraphone and Kenyon Johnson on tenor saxophone, “Concerto for Clarinet” by Artie Shaw and transcribed by Miles Collins featuring Steele, “Blue Cellophane” by Duke Ellington and transcribed by David Berger featuring John Floyd on trombone and “One Bass Hit” by Dizzy Gillespie, Walter Fuller and Ray Brown and arranged by Walter “Gil” Fuller and edited by Rob Duboff and Jeffrey Sultande and featuring Jose Colon on bass and Kazue Seo on trumpet.
Also on the program are “Samba Dees Gotta Do It” by Tom Kubis featuring Seo, Ian Cassidy on tenor saxophone, Wes Scholten on trombone and Jack Dyre on baritone saxophone, “Misty” by Erroll Garner and arranged by Dave Wolpe and featuring Scholten, “Snakes” by Bob Berg and arranged by Mike Crotty featuring Seo, Johnson, Leach, Dyre, Rodriguez and Jack Salyer on alto saxophone and “Nica’s Dream” by Horace Silver and arranged by Michael P. Mossman featuring Salyer and Nathan Roth on trumpet.